ISRAEL USED ITS NEW BRAND AIR DEFENSE MISSILE SYSTEM FOR THE FIRST TIME




Mustafa AY – TDO – 24.07.2018 IDF’s new brand middle/long range air defense system ‘David’s Sling’ shot 2 OTR-21 Tochka ballistic missiles down, which were launched from southwestern region of Syria. David’s Sling air defense system was jointly manufactured by Patriot’s producer US Raytheon and Israeli Rafael company. On account of two enemy missiles launched from Syria, IDF operationally used David’s Sling for the first time. According to official statement released by IDF, after two enemy missiles were shot down, they were fallen on Syrian soils. Lastly, Israeli officials uttered their uneasiness owing to frequently-launched enemy missiles from Syrian soils.