Friday, November 23, 2012

Who Developed the "Iron Dome" ?

The ABC's of the Iron Dome
By Llan Gattegno

Over the eight days of Operation Pillar of Defense, the Iron Dome system intercepted more than 420 rockets fired from the Gaza Strip. The system is the result of tireless work over many years, and the results speak for themselves.

The core team that led the Iron Dome development was comprised entirely of graduates of the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology, in Haifa. In an interview published on the Technion website, some of Iron Dome's developers spoke about their work.

"Credit for the system’s success is shared by the hundreds of engineers, technicians, and managers who took part in its development; but the people sitting here with me are definitely the key players,” said a team member identified only as H., a 1975 Technion graduate. “The development of Iron Dome transformed our lives, dictating a hectic work week and some weekends," H. said. "I never got home before 11 p.m., and of course I didn’t take a single day off for three whole years. But I ...

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2 comments:

  1. To quote from the article:

    "Credit for the system’s success is shared by the hundreds of engineers, technicians, and managers who took part in its development; but the people sitting here with me are definitely the key players,” said a team member identified only as H., a 1975 Technion graduate..."

    What about saying THANK YOU to Hashem ???

    All the best,
    Ben

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  2. That's right Ben.

    They may think their brains brought about this great device but usually the one who has the miracle happen to him does not recognize it, most especially secular minds!

    Thanking G-d? How odd that simple gesture would seem to such folk.

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