David's Sling Launch at Hatzor, Israel
Hatzor Airbase, Israel. 2nd April, 2017. Commander of the IAF, Major General AMIR ESHEL, addresses invitees as the Israeli Air Force ceremoniously marks the operational integration of David's Sling Air Defense System developed under supervision of Israel's Defense Ministry and the US Missile Defense Agency by Israel’s Rafael and US Raytheon. David’s Sling, a missile defense system capable of defending against large caliber rockets, short range ballistic missiles, guided projectiles, cruise missiles, aircraft and drones with ranges between 65 and 125 miles able to destroy incoming threats over enemy territory, takes it place between the Arrow 3 missile batteries and Iron Dome.