IDF commander warns: Israel racing to stay ahead of increasingly sophisticated enemies

December 4, 2019

World Israel News:

The chief of the IAF Air Defense Division warned on Monday that the systems that protect Israel’s skies are not perfect and countries and terrorist organizations can penetrate them, Israel Hayom reported.

“We are in an arms race,” said Brig. Gen. Ran Kochavat an Israel Homeland Security conference in Rishon Lezion. The enemy is constantly trying to upgrade their missiles and military capabilities, and Israel’s security apparatus works to find an effective answer, he said.

Although the army is “doing almost unimaginary experiments” to put off the obsolescence of current systems, he said that the protection against the missile threat isn’t perfect.

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