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Israel’s newest air-defense system makes its debut
David’s Sling is designed to shoot down an array of threats: heavy rockets, cruise missiles, drones, short-range ballistic missiles and evasive airborne threats that maneuver as they fly.
Syrian missiles send Israelis to shelters, David’s Sling activated for first time
Two David’s Sling interceptor missiles were fired at rockets launched from Syria on Monday morning, the first known operational use of the new state-of-the-art Israeli missile-defense system.
To prep for possible Mideast war, U.S. and Israel join in sweeping missile-defense training
The Juniper Cobra 18 exercise, held since 2001, practices the rapid deployment of American air-defense units and equipment to Israel from Europe in the event of armed conflict.