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May 5, 2013 1:54 pm

Iron Dome Batteries Deployed in Northern Israeli Cities

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Israel's Iron Dome aerial defense system in use against Palestinian rockets. Photo: IDF.

Ynet – Two Iron Dome batteries were deployed in Safed and Haifa, as a result of tensions in the north.

Following an IDF evaluation of developments in the region, culminating in Israeli strikes on Syria – as confirmed by officials – Israel is bolstering protective measures in preparation for possible retaliatory rocket fire.

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  • jerry hersch

    Assuming that any Israeli staging area would be north of the Haifa -Safed line ..and that the missle accumulation of Hezbollah will most likely “carpet bomb” that line to the Lebanese would be well to increase even more the civilian shelters within that space.
    Rocket assault against concentrated ground forces has a far different trajectory than that which is in the “domes” operational sphere.