Iron Dome

Iron Dome Goes Naval to Defend Gas Rigs

| December 20, 2017

The Iron Dome anti-rocket system generated global headlines in 2014, when it successfully defended Israeli cities from Gazan rocket attacks for more than 50 days. Now, a sea-based version of Iron Dome is operational. 

Israel’s Air and Missile Defense During the 2014 Gaza War

| February 11, 2015

The Israeli Air Defense Command deployed an efficient defense array against the rocket launchers in the last operation in the Gaza Strip. The operation also uncovered the gaps in the Israeli defense system that require corrective actions.

Iron Dome: Has the Euphoria Been Justified?

| February 25, 2013

Praise for Iron Dome may be deserved, yet Israel’s deterrence capability has not been enhanced, and Israel’s enemies may initiate an arms race to try and defeat it.

Iron Dome: A Dress Rehearsal for War?

| July 3, 2012

If the appearance of Iron Dome on the battlefields of southern Israel was what compelled Palestinians to scale down the scope of their rocket fire, this would be a major strategic achievement of Israel’s newly deployed missile shield, and a resounding exoneration for the resources invested in it.

Iron Dome in Action: A Preliminary Evaluation

| October 24, 2011

The Iron Dome missile defense system has succeeded in saving lives and reducing damages, thus providing more flexibility to the political leadership for containing the fighting with the Hamas government in Gaza.

מערכת ההגנה האקטיבית כיפת ברזל בפעולה: הערכה ראשונית

| October 24, 2011

מערכת ההגנה האקטיבית נגד רקטות “כיפת ברזל” הופעלה לראשונה באפריל 2011 בהצלחה טכנית ברורה. רק לאחר ההצלחה הראשונה של “כיפת ברזל” החלו בכירי מערכת הביטחון לחשוף את המניעים הבסיסיים, את התכליות האסטרטגיות ואת מגבלות המערכת