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Israeli Device Tracks Gaza Terror Kites, Balloons

Facing a wave of airborne incendiary attacks from the Gaza Strip, Israel has deployed a system that can spot fire-starting balloons and kites in the sky, track their progress, and then direct firefighters to their landing spots, enabling them to more rapidly extinguish the flames and reduce damage.

Palestinian protestors prepare to fly a kite loaded with an incendiary during a demonstration along the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the central Gaza Strip on June 8, 2018. - Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave have used kites carrying burning cans to set ablaze Israeli fields, torching …

Israeli Firm Develops Drone to Combat Gaza Terror Kites

An Israeli arms company has developed a new drone to counter the threat posed by incendiary kites, hundreds of which have been flown over from Gaza to Israel’s southern communities over recent weeks, causing numerous fires that have ravaged farmland and trrorized residents.

Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border fence with Israel, on the eastern outskirts of Jabalia, on May 4, 2018. - Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on the Gaza border Friday for the sixth week of protests in which dozens have …

Israeli Anti-Tunnel System Could Put End To Smugglers, Migrants From Mexico

TEL AVIV – The U.S. is cosponsoring an Israeli-invented tunnel detection system that could prevent drug smugglers and illegal migrants from cross-border passage with Mexico, ISRAEL21c reported. The technology, which is being heralded as the underground Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, was behind the IDF’s recent discovery of a 1.5 mile-long Hamas terror tunnel from Gaza and into Israeli territory.

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U.S. Transfers Missile Defense System to Israel’s Air Force

TEL AVIV – Israel’s Defense Ministry together with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency began handing over control of the David’s Sling air defense system to the Israel Air Force on Tuesday, the Jerusalem Post reported. Following a series of successful trials completed

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