Israel successfully tests Magic Wand system
Yoav Zitun
Published: 25.11.12, 20:54
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1. Israel is a world leader in missile technology
observer ,   Egypt   (11.25.12)
In deeds Israel receives the biggest number and the most refine quality of missiles. can we say a 1000+ in only 8 days.
2. Congratulations !!
Marco ,   Spain   (11.25.12)
3. Of course David's Sling works.
Stephen in New York   (11.25.12)
Is anybody surprised?
4. Egyptian observer
Ehud   (11.25.12)
That's the whole point, dummy! ore than 1000 missiles were launched against Israel and only one or two damaged buildings. We are protected? Are you? What if the Sinai Bedouins start a little intifada against their Egyptian occupiers? is Hamad or Hizbollah? You think they can now achieve something with their rockets except blow themselves up?
5. Observer....
Koose E Mack ,   NY NY   (11.25.12)
Habibi, if you take your head out of your ass, you'll observe things in a clearer light!
6. ;) ,...
split ,   US   (11.25.12)
So this so called "world leader" is working on a more sophisticated system with ... Boeing ? ;) ,... By the way how long it's going to take to develop stealth missiles invisible to radars ? ,...
7. "I will beat your weapons into prunning shears"
Mark ,   U.S.   (11.25.12)
So this is the purpose of G-ds people in the Holy Land, so this is the finality of Prophecy, everyman "Sitting under his own fig tree, every man under his own vine", peacefully and in security with thy neighbor,,,,, not slandering David a peace maker, beloved of God, trusting in God with an analogy of such death, destruction and weaponry. These so-called Jews have brought the Soviet Union to Jerusalem, then again "Jreusalem trodden under by the foot of the Gentile", ,,,,,, so again alas,,, Prophecy is exact as the science and tech of this "Magic Wand", we'll wait untill they are "Beat into prunning shears".
8. 2014!? The SHTF before then. We need this sooner!!!
R ,   jerusalem   (11.25.12)
9. Missile rain
Ronnie ,   Australia   (11.25.12)
When it rains down on Egypts capital, maybe not so funny.
10. treating the symptoms but not the disease
Gabor ,   Budapest, Hungary   (11.25.12)
So Haifa, Nahariya and the north are still not protected from Hezbollah. And the interceptor costs 1 million? Even shooting down the qassams and grads is 50 thousand each and just in a week hundreds were shot down. So this is good against the Iranian nukes which don't exist (yet). The Iron Dome and this are great achievments but it is symptomatic treatment.
11. blindness egyptian
kem k. ,   fort smith, USA   (11.25.12)
what a joke. 1000+ long rang fireworks that can't even hit something worth mentioned. The damages and 100+ dead on the mullahs speak for itself. stinky mullahs should thank the dumd ass so called UN for saving them.
12. Million dollars per interceptor?...
Jeff ,   USA   (11.25.12)
Here I was thinking Iron Dome was expensive at $30k each...
It's not the size of the wand which matters ,but the magic within.
14. kim jong il dead but netenyahu alive
Atilla ,   izmir   (11.25.12)
North Korean missiles and Israeli missiles in test race.LOL
15. Intuitively I think this is an updated "Davidka"! Sachten!
W. Turner   (11.25.12)
and it works way better than the old Davidka ever very cool for us! Yay!
16. 1 milion to each missle
roi ,   holon, israel   (11.25.12)
wow.. it think hizballa could collapse israel economy that way...
17. Talking about one way sucking sound ,...
split ,   US   (11.25.12)
US Missile Defense Agency, Boeing, and masters at schnorring ,...
18. The best Defense is a strong offense
Rabbi Yakov Lazaros ,   USA   (11.25.12)
Israel needs to be protected by iron domes and walls becuse the enemy does not fear retaliation. If the Arabs in Gaza and elsewhere knew that every time they fired a rocket, Israel would drop 100 bombs they would not fire in the first place. This policy of retaliation kept israel safe under Ben Gurion, Golda Meir, and Begin. It is a real shame that Israels leaders today have no guts.
Jerry ,   The Netherlands   (11.25.12)
20. Magis Wand System-our pride
cyla stern ,   Woodmere, USA   (11.25.12)
All my friends and myself are very proud with the great success of Iron Dome. Our hearts are full of happiness and we know that all the world is admiring Magic Wand System. There is time Arab countries will accept Jewish presence in this part of the world and agression of Muslim will convert to friendliness and piece. Everybody will benefit from this, especially Arab people.
21. Two valid points of view, #16 & 18
Cameron ,   USA   (11.26.12)
22. Just an opinion
sam ,   colorado-USA   (11.26.12)
Israel must not announce about any development doing it,It spoke before so much for Iron Dome and Magic Wand then came unmanned Ayoub Drone, then Hamas rocket non technologies advanced nevertheless succeeded in hitting targets random inside Israel making it ridicule for Hezbollah and Hamas
23. these would be magic if they didn't bankrupt us in war
zionist forever   (11.26.12)
Israel only has around 100 Arrow missiles which are designed to shoot down the Shihabs which can carry nukes and they are not much more than about $1 million each. Hezbollh have around 40,000 rockets that can hit Israel which Iron Dome is not designed to intercept. How many Magic Wands can we afford to even buy and stockpile at $1 million each, the army would have to stop buying weapons and devote its entire annual budget to buying to Magic Wands. These things were originally designed to replace the 50 year old Hawk missile system and it evolved into something to shoot down Hezbollah missiles which s a purpose its just never going to be practical for. Only solution to a future war with Lebanon is just to send everybody to bomb shelters and let Hezbollah shoot their missiles but no surgical strikes on our part instead we just pound Lebanon hard and fast cause maximum damage and try make this war as short as possible. There will be Lebanese civilian casualties but would I would rather we killed 1000 Lebanese if it will save just 1 Israeli life. The only way this can be avoided is if the Lebanese government forcibly disarms Hezbollah because as long as they are there one day there will be another war in which the Lebanese people will suffer. We also need to develop AFFORDABLE missile defence systems
24. To: No. 7
Sarah B ,   U.S.A. / Israel   (11.26.12)
"Pruning shears?" You're working off a lousy translation of the Bible. Here, try the Megiddo translation (I'll give you the whole quote): "He will judge between the nations and will settle disputes for many peoples. They will beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks. Nation will not take up sword against nation, nor will they train for war anymore." You must be a so-called "Christian."
25. Missile Defense Economics 101
Bill ,   New York, USA   (11.26.12)
These numbers of $60,000 or $1,000,000 per missile are a little misleading. There are significant start up costs, which then go down fast due to amortization of overhead and learned efficiency. So if Iron Dome interceptors ever cost $60,000 per unit, they are much lower now, thanks to Hamas. The most expensive part of the process has already happened. So if David's Sling has a per unit cost now of $1,000,000 and you think Hezbollah can collapse the economy with David's Sling spending, think again. If it worries you, stop worrying. But if you are or like Hezbollah, sure, try it.
26. # 24...Sarah at the front...too funny...
Edithann ,   USA   (11.26.12)
and here we thought you were on your way to help Israel in it's great war..only to realize you were already at the front lines waiting to kill some Palestinian kids... Way to go're a credit to Judaism and to Israel... TATA
27. to #16
Ben ,   Philly, US   (11.26.12)
Israel has $70B in cash for "emergencies". I think they'll be fine.
28. @16 Roy of Holon
MR   (11.26.12)
Post the same again when it will save your own life. Say "hold it, boys, I'm not worth it" If you really are from Holon
29. No more need for negotiations
mufflets ,   Dublin   (11.26.12)
Now if Israel could make a missile that convinced the world that they are are not the illegal occupiers and oppressors in Palestein they would have a missile that does everything except negotiate for peace.
30. Magic Wand
Boris ,   Australia   (11.26.12)
We be ready for next gaza war!
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