The complete con of missile defence systems - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 30.10.07 | 21:45 (IST)

    "Since then, Israel's Arrow system, developed with the aid of funding from the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative, has proven that ballistic missiles can be intercepted" This is a con. The favourable results of missile defence systems are obtained by putting homing beacons in the incoming target missile, and in spite of this sometimes miss. They take no account of the fact that in real war the incoming missile would be protected by decoys and other measures. They take no account of the fact that defence systems can be overwhelmed by volleys of incoming missiles. They are great for the profits of the aerospace corporations.

    from the article: Intercepting Qassam rockets
    First published 00:00 30.10.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.10.07
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