Israel's anti-rocket hit "Iron Dome" a slow sell abroad

Normally, an advanced new weapon system with a battle-proven success rate of 90 percent would have global defence procurement agencies on the phone in minutes. But Israel`s Iron Dome rocket interceptor is yet to prove a hit with buyers abroad.

Lawmakers try to seal USD 225M aid package for Israel

Democratic and Republican members of Congress scrambled on Tuesday to seal a USD 225 million boost to Israel`s Iron Dome missile defense system.

Israel says Iron Dome scores 90 percent rocket interception rate

Israel`s Iron Dome interceptor has shot down some 90 percent of Palestinian rockets it engaged during this week`s surge of Gaza fighting, up from the 85 percent rate in the previous mini-war of 2012, Israeli and U.S. officials said on Thursday.

`Killer robots` raise fear of Terminator-like attacks

Human Rights groups have launched a campaign to put an end to the development of what are called "killer robots," which they believe should be outlawed along with cluster bombs and land mines.

Panetta discusses Iron Dome with Israel

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta has met his Israeli counterpart Ehud Barak and discussed the situation in the region emerging after the last week’s ceasefire with the Hamas.

Israel successfully tests ‘David’s Sling’ missile defence system

Israel has said that its new mid-range missile defence system has successfully passed a test.

US to give $680mn for Israel`s anti-missile system

The US is expected to announce the allocation of USD 680 million for Israel`s Iron Dome anti-missile defence system, a media report said.

Iran threat: Iron Dome to be in central Israel

Iron Dome is part of an ambitious multi-layered defence programme to protect Israeli towns and cities.

US to fund Israel`s anti-missile defence system

Iron Dome anti-missile defence system can protect Israeli towns.

Hamas squeezed between Iron Dome and steel wall

Gaza`s Hamas rulers have suffered back-to-back setbacks with Israel`s successful test of a rocket shield and Egypt`s push to block smuggling tunnels.

Israel successfully tests anti-rocket system

Israel has completed tests on its Iron Dome anti-missile system, designed to provide a response to the thousands of rockets fired at Israel by Hamas and Hezbollah, the Defence Ministry said.