Canada buys Iron Dome technology from Israel

Canada buys Iron Dome technology from Israel
Iron Dome launches against a Hamas rocket on 8 July. (Image: Abir Sultan, Eurpean Pressphoto Agency)

[Ed. – That’s pretty interesting.  What for?  Maybe has something to do with this?]

Canada is buying Israeli Iron Dome radar that is able to detect rockets, artillery and mortars at long ranges, and can simultaneously engage a large number of targets.

Ottawa’s Dept. of National Defense awarded the contract to ELTA Systems, a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries Ltd. (IAI), and Rheinmetall-Canada.

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