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The US military is buying Israel’s battle-proven Iron Dome that destroys rockets. Here’s how it works

The US just purchased the Iron Dome missile defense system, which Israel already uses as a powerful defense against rocket and mortar attacks.
Israeli soldiers stand in front of the launcher of an Iron Dome missile interceptor battery in the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.

Israel has reportedly deployed its Iron Dome missile-interception system ahead of the Eurovision Song Contest

The move comes despite a rushed ceasefire agreed between Hamas and Israel on May 6. On May 4, the Iron Dome was peppered with 690 Hamas rockets.
A satellite image showing a retaliatory missile attack on the Gaze Strip on Saturday.

Israel’s Iron Dome missile-interception system stopped 86% of an enormous rocket barrage despite Hamas claims to have overwhelmed it

The Israel Defense Forces said 690 Hamas missiles were fired at the country from Gaza on Saturday and the Iron Dome defense system shot down 240.
Israeli soldiers stand in front of the launcher of an Iron Dome missile interceptor battery in the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.

US to buy Israeli missile defenses in humiliating admission about failure of US systems

Israel's Iron Dome took a $429 million investment from the US in 2014, and since has intercepted hundreds, if not thousands, of incoming projectiles.
A video shared by Israel Defense Forces shows a woman skiing as the military intercepted a missile over the Hermon ski resort.

Video shows Israel’s Iron Dome intercept a rocket over a ski resort in the Golan Heights

The IDF shared footage of its air-defense system intercepting a missile over the Golan Heights, claiming it was launched by Iranian forces in Syria.
A general view of the Israeli city of Ashkelon, as an Iron Dome anti-missile fires near the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza border, November 12, 2018.

The rocket battle between Israel and Hamas is risking a major war — here’s what the fighting looks like

The rocket fire between Israel and Hamas is the most serious escalation of hostilities since the 2014 war.
A popular water park in Tiberias, Israel, which is situated along the Sea of Galilee.

Syrian rockets fired at Israel were found at a popular tourist beach

Two rockets from Syria landed in the Sea of Galilee on Wednesday in what the army initially thought was spillover from Syria. The rockets were discovered after locals reported seeing an object fall into the water near the popular Gofra Beach, located about 18 1/2 miles from Syria's border.
Israeli soldiers stand in front of the launcher of an Iron Dome missile interceptor battery in the southern Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon.

Israel shoots down Syrian warplane with US Patriot missiles after intense fighting

Israel's military said on Tuesday that it fired two US-made Patriot missiles at a Syrian Sukhoi fighter that entered its airspace and "intercepted" the plane.
Rockets are fired from inside the Gaza strip towards Israel on the sixth day of Israel's operation 'Protective Edge' on July 13, 2014.

Uneasy ceasefire temporarily halts intense air war between Israel and terror groups in Gaza

Estimates say between 115 and 130 rockets and missiles were launched from Gaza into Israel from Tuesday night to Wednesday morning. The Israel Defense Forces say they struck 25 military targets in Gaza in retaliation for the increased fire.
Storks stand on an old building in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, Israel May 9, 2018.

Violence erupts as Israel accuses Iranian forces of launching rocket attack in Golan Heights

Iranian forces in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israel's Golan Heights, and Israel says it intercepted a "few" of them.