Iron Dome, which changed the face of the rear protection, Israel security award

Two other developments are classified also won the coveted award given by the President of Israel, Shimon Peres. “Israel can repel any threat, whether he comes from close or from far away,” explained the President.

תאריך: 03/09/2012, 22:58    
מחבר: יעל ליבנת ועידן סונסינו, אתר צה”ל

Israel security Prize for year 5772 awarded tonight (Monday) to the best technological minds in security bodies and the various industries. The awards for inventions and developments which have been shown as having a crucial contribution to security of Israel, the avenko winners in the presence of Israeli President Shimon Peres, Defence Minister Ehud Barak, Chief of staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, head of institution and head.

“Shnachspeno projects shortlisted were shocked,” said the Chairman of the Committee that chose the winners, major General (Res.) Danny Yatom, head of the Institute for intelligence and special functions. “I cannot overstate the size of technological achievements and contribution to the security of the country and all its people,” he added.

Three developments have won the coveted award when two youth, and III awarded the developers “iron dome” System. “This is a big and complicated project, which includes a large number of technological breakthroughs,” said Maj. Gen. (Ret.) orphan system developers, companies, among them amperst, ELTA, and air force FA. “The project was completed within a short time and is a culmination of development time and lower costs and missing.
Precedent. ” Defence Minister Ehud Barak said that “the system gives today not only security and protection
To residents of the Gaza Strip, but also shortens the duration of the hostilities, contribute to deterrence and gives
To provide the required flexibility in decision-making.

Also award shares the Prime Minister’s Office and the aerospace industries, for developing technological and operational tools for difficult and complex, “which required courage and
Unprecedented performance, which led to a crucial contribution holders to Israel security, “added Gen. (Ret.). Also, the third prize was awarded to the intelligence staff, for developing and implementing new capabilities that constitute a technological achievement and intelligence units of type.
The Tribunal netally stated that “operational use of this capability brings directly to achieve far-reaching values their contributions to State security”.

“Israel can repel any threat, whether he comes from close or from afar,” said the President of Israel, Shimon Peres. “We knew heavy threats and left them with our hands on, and I didn’t make a mistake enemies about visible and an ability, not in the past and in the future.”

Translated from Hebrew