Panzerkampf 1:72 Armor 12176 Iron Dome Air Defense System Diecast Model IDF, Israel, 2015. Iron Dome Air Defense System.The Israeli Iron Dome system is designed to intercept and destroy short-range rockets and artillery shells fired from distances of 4 kilometres (2.5 mi) to 70 kilometres (43 mi) away and whose trajectory would take them to a populated area. Iron Dome was declared operational and initially deployed on 27 March 2011 near Beersheba.
On 7 April 2011, the system successfully intercepted a BM-21 Grad launched from Gaza for the first time. On 10 March 2012, The Jerusalem Post reported that the system shot down 90% of rockets launched from Gaza that would have landed in populated areas. By late October 2014, the Iron Dome systems had intercepted over 1,200 rockets. Please note: Unlike other models in the Panzerkampf range, this model does not include an acrylic display case.Iron Dome is a mobile all-weather air defense system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Israel Aircraft Industries. The Panzerkampf "1:72 Armor" range presents affordable, ready made diecast models of military vehicles in 1:72 scale. Diecast metal and plastic construction. Painted, fitted, non-moving tracks on detailed non-rotating wheels. Realistic panel lines, antennas, access panels and surface details.
Pad printed markings and placards that won't fade or peel like decals. The item "Panzerkampf 172 Iron Dome Air Defense System IDF" is in sale since Wednesday, August 14, 2019. This item is in the category "Toys & Hobbies\Diecast & Toy Vehicles\Tanks & Military Vehicles". The seller is "theflyingmule" and is located in Grass Valley, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.