Israel deployed the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system near Haifa on Friday. The deployment follows statements made by Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz and Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon.
Currently, the IDF has in its possession five operational Iron Dome systems, with a sixth to begin testing in the coming weeks. The IDF Spokesperson’s unit stated that “the Iron Dome system is deployed from time to time in various positions, in coordination with the most current assessments of the situation, and currently, the system has been deployed to the north." (Read more)