Davids Sling Air Defense System Passes Tests

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    Israel Says 'David's Sling' Missile Shield to be Deployed in 2016

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    Israeli and US officials declared a new medium-range missile interceptor fully operational Monday, ending years of development and testing for the key component of Israel’s defense array.

    Israel plans to deploy its new medium-range missile interceptor David's Sling by mid-2016 after the U.S.-backed system passed final trials, defense officials said on Monday.

    David's Sling is designed to shoot down rockets held by Israeli antagonists such as Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas with ranges of 63-125 miles, as well as cruise missiles and drones.


    Read more: Israel's 'David's Sling' Missile Shield to be Deployed in 2016

    http://www.timesofisrael.com/davids-sling-missile-defense-system-operational-israel-declares/
    http://www.newsmax.com/World/GlobalTalk/Israel-Davids-Sling-missile-shield/2015/12/21/id/706622/

     
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