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Each interceptor missile costs roughly $62,000, is tasked with destroying improvised "Qassam" rockets from Hamas

Sources: IDF [Twitter], al-Qassam [Twitter], Janes, AP/YouTube [Interceptor hit footage]





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RE: Interesting math
By Samus on 11/19/2012 11:26:22 PM , Rating: -1
If the Gaza blockade keeps up, Hamas won't have even $100 to build missiles with. They are being completely cut off by the entire region (which is why they are reduced to using such crude weapons in the first place)

Unfortunately the blockade will also hurt innocent civilians in Gaza because they can't get resources like medical supplies, food, and equipment. As has been the case since the beginning, no simple solution.


RE: Interesting math
By sheh on 11/20/2012 12:27:17 AM , Rating: 2
Except that there's no blockade on medical supplies or food or most of anything else. As for the rest, like weapons, they're smuggled through tunnels from Egypt.


RE: Interesting math
By Dribble on 11/20/12, Rating: -1
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