[global network reporter Xu Luming] according to the “defense blog” website on August 4, An-225, the world’s largest aircraft, landed at Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport on the same day and delivered a batch of heavy trucks produced by Oshkosh defense company to Israel.
according to the report, the scene showed an Oshkosh truck driving out of the cabin of An-225 transport plane. The United States and Israel did not disclose the number of us made heavy trucks transported to Israel. These trucks will be installed with the “Iron Dome” missile defense system developed by Israel.
according to the website of defense news on August 3, Raytheon and Rafael of Israel announced the establishment of a joint venture to build the “Iron Dome” missile defense system in the United States. The U.S. Army plans to deploy the Iron Dome system by the end of this year, and will train operators before deployment.
the “Iron Dome” system is a high-precision intercepting weapon that has been tested in actual combat. For many years, the weapon has protected Israel from rocket attacks. The whole “Iron Dome” system is composed of launch, radar, control and monitoring devices, which can automatically detect incoming rockets and launch missiles to intercept in the air.