Defense Ministry releases video showing missile defense system intercepting incoming rocket. 'Everything functioned properly – from detection to interception,' says head of IDF Military Research and Development Unit.
Some 20 Qassam rockets and mortar shells exploded within Israel on Sunday, a dramatic drop compared to the weekend fire. There were no reports of injuries or damage in all incidents.
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VIDEO - The Defense Ministry on Sunday published a video of the Iron Dome missile defense system intercepting a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip.
The images, which were captured by a camera that was attached to the battery, show in slow motion the moment in which the interceptor Tamir missile hits the rocket and destroys it midair.
On Sunday evening, a Qassam rocket exploded within the Ahskelon Regional Council after several hours of calm. The Co
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