The Commander of the air defense command: the Warriors are our real advantage. “

לוחמי “כיפת ברזל”, צילום ארכיון: דובר צה”ל

The third Conference of defense against missiles, testified Defense Commander, Brig. Gen. Shahar Shohat, that alignment was based not just on technology but on the quality of the fighters.

תאריך: 27/02/2013, 16:15    
מחבר: יפתח כרמלי, אתר צה”ל

The third missile protection held yesterday (Tuesday) in Tel Aviv
Attended by senior members of the array, including Commander Brig. Gen. array Shahar Shohat and Wing Commander Colonel proactive defense, Zvika haimovitch.

Active defense wing is the one dealing with missile defense as exhilirating as soaring down the track, using various protection systems. During the Conference, the different security industries reviewed existing and emerging systems to protect against the missile threat.

“Over the years, a dramatic increase in the number of missiles that are fired towards Israel,” said Brig. Gen. Shohat, before Ralph and organized armies, including planes and helicopters, now we have to deal with guerrilla and terror. One of the main iomeim all we are is an unmanned aircraft “, said Brig. Gen. Shohat, four months after
A room to Israel territory. “At the same time we increased the number of contracts and various missiles and rockets in the near future, which have varied ranges and accuracy is higher,” he added.

Brig. Gen. Shohat added that “during confrontation with neighbouring countries, but our answer to the various air threats is air defense systems – from the various iron מ’כיפת” proved itself in operation ‘ pillar ‘ last November, and new systems
Such press 3 ‘ magic ו’שרביט ‘ (also known as ‘ Sling-David), who has not yet become operational.

“However,” said Brig. Gen. shohet, “not only the various systems are what helps us. The personal contact and cooperation between the fighters are the true benefit.

Translated from Hebrew