The David's Sling system in action. (US Missile Defense Agency) (US Missile Defense Agency)
David's Sling

With looming threats from Hezbollah, Hamas, and Iran, Israel used David’s Sling, a new anti-missile defense system, with great success in the last defense operation against Islamic Jihad.

Israel is constantly developing cutting edge defense systems to protect its people from enemy missiles. David’s Sling is the Jewish State’s latest missile defense system.

David’s Sling was created to intercept short and medium-range missiles and rockets, joining the Iron Dome and other systems in providing another layer of protection against ballistic projectiles.

During the most recent defense operation against Palestinian Islamic Jihad in Gaza, For the first time, David’s Sling was used to intercept terrorist rockets that were shot at Israel.