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WATCH: David’s Sling defense system goes on display for 1st time

Israel’s co-manufacturer Rafael says David’s Sling is designed to complement the deployment of Israel’s Iron Dome defensive shield used in the Gaza conflict, and will be operational within 2 years.

By Reuters



Once shrouded in secrecy, Israel’s David’s Sling missile interceptor went on display for the first time this week at the Paris Air Show.

Magic Wand

David’s Sling, also known as the ‘Magic Wand’ system, can intercept mid-range missiles. – Photo: Haaretz Archive


Co-developed by the U.S. firm Raytheon and Israeli company Rafael, David’s Sling (also known as the Magic Wand) is a missile defense system designed to safeguard Israeli citizens from attack. Continue Reading »

‘David’s Sling’ successfully neutralizes incoming medium-range missile for 1st time

Israeli & U.S. missile defense agencies successfully tested the David’s Sling anti-missile missile system by intercepting incoming medium-range missile.

Defense Ministry says, ‘David’s Sling’ is to provide Israel with an additional layer of protection against enemy’s ballistic missiles.

By Lilach Shoval & Israel Hayom Staff


Following the success of Iron Dome in protecting the public from rocket attacks, Israel’s Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency completed a successful test of the David’s Sling system (also known as Magic Wand) by intercepting a medium-range missile, the Defense Ministry said in a statement on Sunday.

The David’s Sling anti-missile system fires its Stunner missile to intercept an incoming rocket.

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