Al Jazeera Blogs

Gaza Live Blog

How Israel's Iron Dome works

Last modified: 18 Nov 2012 22:12

Israel's Iron Dome system has intercepted 90 per cent of the more than 200 inbound rockets shot from the Gaza Strip.

Each battery of the system costs $50m, with the latest battery being deployed over Tel Aviv on Saturday.

Al Jazeera's Peter Sharp explains just how it works.