Israel’s Missile Defence Race

The newest component of Israel’s active defence network – the David’s Sling Weapons System – has been delivered to the Israeli Air Force ahead of full deployment later this year. David’s Sling will act as a middle tier within Israel’s multi-layer missile defence network, operating above the Iron Dome system and below the Arrow-2 (and, ultimately, the Arrow-3, which looks likely to commence operations by the end of 2016).

The world’s most revolutionary system of missile defence, David’s Sling will play a crucial role in Israel’s race to defend itself against enemies possessing weapons of greater quantity, range and accuracy than ever before.

Read the report by Rachel Kaye in AIR on the AIJAC website.