Principal Deputy to Assistant Secretary of the U.S Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT) for the U.S Department of Defense visited an “Iron Dome” battery Last week. Commanders of the unit presented to her the entire formation and the operations of the unit’s fighters
Michal Weissbrod and Karen Tocatly
“The cooperation will continue”, clarified Ms. Heidi Shyu, Principal Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the U.S Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASAALT), during her visit to the “Iron Dome” battery in Ashkelon. “The financial difficulties won’t stop us”.
Throughout the visit, Captain Elad Tzinamon, Commander of the Battery and Major Lior Bengels, Deputy Commander of the Unit, presented the “Iron Dome” formation, starting with its founding days and concluding with the interceptions during the last escalation.
Later that day, they visited the Control and Supervision center and explained the lessons learned since the first interceptions carried out, that were implemented in the August confrontation.