Iron Dome

Iran to Unveil its Own ‘Iron Dome’ Style Defense System

New missile defense systems set to go online in September

Ali KhameneiIranian military leaders announced on Wednesday that Tehran is readying new mid-range and long-range missile defense systems reminiscent of Israel's Iron Dome system, which destroys rockets in mid-air before they strike the ground.

Alison Lundergan Grimes Explains the Iron Dome

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes showed off her impressive foreign policy knowledge this week, telling the Lexington Herald Leader that Israel’s Iron Dome system “has been a big reason why Israel has been able to withstand the terrorists that have tried to tunnel their way in.” It was not immediately clear whether Grimes had any idea what she was talking about, but a Free Beacon graphical analytics team has sought to recreate her thought process.

Hamas Uses Terror as Domestic PR

Palestinians forced to flee following failed rocket attack

Jerusalem—Hours after Hamas sent volleys of rockets at Tel Aviv, the Israeli Defense Forces today advised Palestinian residents of a neighborhood in northern Gaza to evacuate because the Israeli Air Force intended to carry out a massive attack in the area.

House Lawmakers: More Money Needed for Israeli Missile Defense

Bipartisan duo asking for boost in funding to Iron Dome

House lawmakers are petitioning their colleagues on a key appropriations committee to significantly increase funding for several joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense programs that they say are key to the Jewish state’s defense.

Laser War

Israel unveils laser defense system to shoot down short-range rockets

An Israeli soldier is seen next to an Iron Dome rocket interceptor battery / APJERUSALEM—Israel has unveiled a laser defense system that it says will be able to shoot down rockets and artillery shells with a high-energy beam.