Iron Dome

Iron Dome

3 Episodes

The untold story of why and how Israel engineered the world's most miraculous missile defense system

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Iron Dome
  • Death From Above

    Episode 1

    In 2004, a 4-year-old was killed in Sderot by rocket fire from the neighboring Gaza Strip. The child's death prompted Israel's Ministry of Defense to examine how to further protect southern communities from indiscriminate rocket attacks.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: U...

  • The Heavens Can Wait

    Episode 2

    In 2007, the fundamentalist militant group Hamas comes to power in Gaza, and rocket fire increases throughout Israel's southern cities. Israeli Defense Minister Amir Peretz, a resident of Sderot, is torn between an American laser system and an invention beyond anyone's imagination — Iron Dome.

    Y...

  • The Sheltering Sky

    Episode 3

    Israel develops Iron Dome in an insanely short period of time (only 3 years). In 2011, Captain Maor Gabriel uses the system to intercept the first rocket over Ashkelon, and history seems to be changing.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Uri Bar-On
    Producers: Nati Dinnar, H...