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December 2, 2012 11:20 am

Report: New Israeli Missile Defense System Can Target Iranian Rockets Before They Take Off

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A MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle.

Sunday Times – ISRAEL is close to completing a a missile defence shield that will destroy Iranian ballistic missiles in space or on their launchpads, a development that has sharply increased the odds of an attack on Iran’s nuclear sites.

Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defence system successfully knocked out 421 rockets — an 84% success rate — in a stunning demonstration of its capabilities during the conflict with Gaza last month.

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