Israel deployed its Iron Dome missile defence system near Jerusalem Sunday, an AFP correspondent said, as the United States lobbied for domestic and international support for military strikes against Syria.This is what has to be done when all these Islamic autocracies are allowed to acquire lethal weapons.
The correspondent said the battery was set up west of the city.
A military spokeswoman would not comment on the deployment, saying only that "defence systems are deployed in accordance with situation assessments."
Late last month a battery of the mobile system was set up in the greater Tel Aviv area, pointing northwards towards Syria. Israeli media have reported that six or seven such batteries are currently in use.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
IRON DOME DEFENSE SYSTEM DEPLOYED NEAR JERUSALEM
With Syria's threats looming, security steps have been activated near the capital:
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