|News - Asia|
India is again pursuing Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system after Israel agreed to transfer system technology, said a source in the Indian Ministry of Defense.
This is an apparent contracts to India’s Air Force chief, Air Chief Marshal Norman Anil Kumar Browne, Â who said at the Aero India air show that India would not be purchasing the system.
Iron Dome could complement the longerrange homegrown Prithvi air defense system India is developing, which is intended to kill incoming ballistic missiles at a distance of up to 70 kilometers above the atmosphere, the MoD source added.Â
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Last Updated (Sunday, 15 December 2013 19:04)