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At $50,000 Per Missile, Iron Dome Intercepts 90% of Gaza Projectiles

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The Iron Dome missile defense system in action. Photo: IDF.

Israel National News – The Iron Dome system has intercepted 90 percent of missile attacks on urban centers during the latest rocket bombardment from Gaza.

The expensive systems were inaugurated last year amid controversy over its worth. A primitive Kassam rocket costs terrorists only a few hundred dollars while each Iron Dome anti-missile missile costs $50,000.

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