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August 28, 2013 8:25 am

IDF Deploys Additional Iron Dome Missile Defense System in the North

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Israel's 5th Iron Dome battery. Photo: MOD.

Ynet – Hetz, the Arrow, the IAF’s missile interception system, has raised its alert level amid reports of a looming American attack in Syria in the coming days. The IDF has also decided to deploy an additional Iron Dome missile defense system in the north. It will join a battery placed in Haifa a number of weeks ago. The IDF is considering deploying an additional battery in central Israel.

IDF Spokesman Brigadier General Yoav (Poly) Mordechai posted on his Facebook page: “As can be expected, the IDF is learning, following and examining the events (in Syria) hour by hour. The Home Front Command knows its job and is working to prepare for any scenario… hence there is no reason for people to change their routine.”

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