Biden briefed on new developments of Israel’s air defense system

Before leaving Ben Gurion on Wednesday, just arrived President Joe Biden visited the Defense Ministry’s site to view Israel’s multi-tier air defense systems, including the Arrow, David’s Sling, Iron Dome, and the still developing  high-powered Iron Beam laser interception system. He received a classified briefing from Defense Minister Benny Gantz and other security officials including IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi and said: “We’re going to deepen our connections in science and innovation and work to address new global challenges through the new Strategic Dialogue on Technology,”  he said, referring to the just announced collaboration.

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