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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 20.07.10 | 11:28 (IDT)

    The Iron Dome system is not battle proven. Phalanx is. But, Iron Dome will make Rafael stockholders rich. You are getting a White Elephant. And the US won't pay for the hundreds you might want and the tens of thousands of counter-battery missiles to run Iron Dome. Hamas won't bankrupt Israel. Rafael will. You have to stock up and pay for the counter-battery missiles in advance of their use.

    from the article: MESS Report / Iron Dome passes tests, but how much will it cost Israel?
    First published 01:54 20.07.10 | Last updated 01:54 20.07.10
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