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'David's Sling' Operational At Last

'David's Sling' Operational At Last 4 April, 2017

Israel’s latest missile defense system David’s Sling went operational on 2 April during a ceremony at the Hatzor Air Base, as multi-tiered anti-missile array is completed. 

The David’s Sling is designed to shoot down incoming missiles with ranges of 40-300 kilometers. The lowest layer of Israel’s multi-tiered missile defense system is the aforementioned Iron Dome, capable of intercepting short-range rockets, small unmanned aerial vehicles. at the top are the Arrow 2 and Arrow 3 systems, which are intended to engage long-range ballistic missiles. 

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