This Is How Powerful Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System Is

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It’s a well-documented fact how powerful and effective the Israel’s Iron Dome is.

However, in the video above you can now have a look at how incredible the technology really is.

The air missile defense system has been frequently called the “hero” of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip – a military offensive that has killed almost 2,133 Palestinians and wounded over 11,000 so far.

In the video above – posted by anti-Hamas YouTube channel called “Sin” – around fifteen rockets are fired towards a bomb shelter and all of them are intercepted at once, in less than two minutes.

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More than 90 percent rockets fired at population centers in Israel were intercepted by the antimissile shield, according to news agencies covering the conflict since its launch in July.

“Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the other terrorist organizations operating in the Gaza Strip had launched 2,648 rockets against Israel, and that was before a temporary cease-fire was broken Tuesday (Aug 19). Most fell in empty fields,” Los Angeles Times stated.

“The 600-odd rockets that had accurately targeted towns and villages were almost all successfully intercepted by Iron Dome's Tamir missiles — a nearly 90% success rate, according to the Israel Defense Forces.”

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