First: iron dome intercepted a NATO rocket Eilat

Warriors of the Air Defense Command intercepted a rocket that was fired into the city. The system has been deployed in the city a few weeks ago, following the increased alert missiles in the area. No casualties and no damage

תאריך: 13/08/2013, 07:00    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

“Warriors” iron dome intercepted tonight (Tuesday) rocket fired toward Eilat–no casualties and no damage. The alarm in the city before the successful interception, performed for the first time in this area.

The system deployed a month ago following intelligence that the warnings against firing missiles and rockets into the city. After security forces opened fire in the area scanning.

Eilat space is added to the list of system operational during the last year, during deployment and exercises of the batteries.

Translated from Hebrew