President Obama iron dome fighters: “you’re doing a great job.”

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Us President Barack Obama, the defense systems against missiles “iron Dome,” magic wand “,” arrow 2 “-3” ו”חץ deployed in a router, he also met with students from the aerial defense

תאריך: 20/03/2013, 13:52    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

Us President Barack Obama visited today (Wednesday) the iron dome battery “and the” magic wand “and” arrow 2 “ו”חץ 3 “-as part of the presidential visit in Israel.
Systems deployed in a router, the us President toured instead with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Chief of staff, Lieutenant General Benny Gantz, Commander of the Air Corps Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon (logical) and Minister Amir Peretz.

President Obama iron dome fighters: “you’re doing a great job.”

After touring between systems, President Obama met with students from the aerial defense and told them: “thank you very much, you did a great job.”

The “iron dome” system is the only operational system of its kind in the world for short range rocket interception, which is the first layer of Defense. “Magic wand” is currently under development to provide an answer to short-range rockets and missiles and medium, and also against cruise missiles.

“Arrow 2” system which became the world’s first operational in the early 2000s and to address long-term missiles like those in Iran authority. ‘ Array ‘ before a significant upgrade in recent years, and last year practiced AC12 successfully drill with American forces.

Arrow 3 system is in development to thicken the layer of defense against long-range missiles.

Translated from Hebrew