The IAF deployed an Iron Dome missile defense system in the Sharon region Wednesday, as part of IDF operational process.
The battery is to protect the cities of Netanya, Hadera and towns in their vicinity.
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Iron Dome systems have underwent significant upgrading processes, intended to expand the area the batteries can protect and the number of rockets it can intercept.
Iron Dome in Sharon region (Photo: Ido Erez)
Commenting on the move, the IDF said that the Iron Dome's deployment was part of a larger intake process of the new system.
Last week, an Iron Dome system deployed in Eilat managed to intercept rockets fired from Sinai at the direction of a residential area in the city.
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