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“We need Iron Dome” urges Ukrainian Israeli envoy, but Kyiv is unlikely to get an air defense system

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“We need Iron Dome” urges Ukrainian Israeli envoy, but Kyiv is unlikely to get an air defense system

“We need Iron Dome” urges Ukrainian Israeli envoy, but Kyiv is unlikely to get an air defense system

While enthusiastic about exporting some weapons such as drones and spike missiles, Israel has greatly protected the Iron Dome air defense system … 07.06.2022, Sputnik International.

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Ukraine’s Israeli ambassador, Jefgen Kornichuk, urged Jerusalem to give Ukraine some of the Iron Dome air defense systems, he told reporters in Tel Aviv on Tuesday. According to the Jerusalem Post, Israel criticized Ukraine for not providing military aid. “We are not asking you for help,” he said. “We believe that, morally, Israel must participate in the rest of the Western world and support Ukraine by all possible means.” To Knesett, President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. His Jewish ethnicity to accept Western criticism of the Western support for the Azov regime and other Neo-Nazi forces in the Ukrainian army despite his personal appearance, and Western capitalization, Israel is Russia’s So far it has provided little help to Kyiv since the special operation began in February. Last week, Jerusalem was allowed to send spike anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, which blocked US demands on Germany. Ukraine is manufactured in Europe under license. The issue was not discussed when Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Pentagon leaders in Washington last week, according to Israeli military officials who spoke with Axios. Even less likely from Gaza and Lebanon. Israel has great protection for Iron Dome and refuses to share its source code with the US military. When Washington purchased two Iron Dome batteries in 2020, Israeli engineers had to come to the United States and operate the device, including integration with other US air defense systems. The Iron Dome Launcher system is built by Rafael and the radar is built by Elbit Systems. Israeli defense contractor. In Israel, multiple launchers are wirelessly networked to one command center, and each launcher contains 20 Tamil interceptors. According to IDF, each Iron Dome battery can protect an urban area of ​​about 150 square kilometers. Ukraine is also supplied with air defense systems from NATO allies in Eastern Europe, such as Slovakia, which shipped Soviet-era systems to Kyiv. stock. Germany is also rumored to be considering sending the latest IRIS-T surface-to-air missile system to Ukraine.

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Iron Dome, Israel, Ukraine, air defense system

While enthusiastic about exporting some weapons such as drones and spike missiles, Israel has greatly protected the Iron Dome air defense system. This allowed Israel to survive alone and politically with thousands of rockets launched by Gaza militants in response to the Israeli bombing campaign. ..

Ukraine’s Israeli ambassador, Jefgen Kornichuk, urged Jerusalem to give Ukraine some of the Iron Dome air defense systems, he told reporters in Tel Aviv on Tuesday.

“We need military technical assistance. We need Iron Dome,” he said. “It will allow us to save our civilian women and children from the bombardment of Russian missiles.”

Korniychuk criticized Israel for failing to provide military aid to Ukraine, saying it was confident that Washington would not interfere with the transfer of weapons.

“I hope the Israeli government will move away from that comfort zone and return to reality,” he added.

“We are not asking you for help,” he said. Jerusalem Post.. “On the moral side, we believe that Israel must join the rest of the Western world and support Ukraine by all means possible.”

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky appeared personally in Kneset and used his Jewish ethnicity to accept Western criticism of the Western support for the Azov Regiment and other neo-Nazi forces of the Ukrainian army. Despite this, Israel has provided little help to Kieu so far since the Russian special operation began in February.

Israel’s first and only defense aid was announced last month and was offered to civilian rescuers in the form of 2,000 helmets and 500 flake jackets. He also sent about 100 tons of humanitarian aid and operated a field hospital in western Ukraine for several weeks. The Times of Israel..
Last week, Jerusalem blocked a US request from Germany to allow spiky anti-tank missiles manufactured in Europe under license to be sent to Ukraine.According to Israeli military authorities The person who talked to AxiosThe issue was not discussed when Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz met with Pentagon leaders in Washington last week.
It is even less likely that Jerusalem will send an Iron Dome air defense system designed to shoot down rockets launched from Gaza and Lebanon. Israel has great protection for the Iron Dome. Refuse to share source code Even in the US military.When Washington bought two Iron Dome batteries in 2020, Israeli engineers Come and operate in the United States Devices that include integration with other US air defense systems.

In other words, Israeli engineers are likely to have to go to Ukraine and operate the system themselves, creating a nasty situation where Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers and Russian soldiers shoot at each other.

The Iron Dome Launcher system was built by Rafael and its radar is built by Israeli defense contractor Elbit Systems. In Israel, multiple launchers are wirelessly networked to one command center, and each launcher contains 20 Tamil interceptors. According to IDFEach Iron Dome battery can protect an urban area of ​​about 150 square kilometers.
Ukraine is also supplied with air defense systems from Eastern European NATO allies such as Slovakia. Shipped the Soviet era to Kyiv The system is still in stock.Germany too Rumored to be considering We will send the latest IRIS-T surface-to-air missile system to Ukraine.

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