Iron Dome Missile Defense Intercepts Rockets From Hamas

ABC News' Hamish MacDonald describes the success of Israeli defense systems.
1:34 | 07/13/14

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:

{{nextVideo.title}}

{{nextVideo.description}}

Skip to this video now

Now Playing:

{{currentVideo.title}}

More information on this video
Enhanced full screen
Explore related content
Comments
Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Iron Dome Missile Defense Intercepts Rockets From Hamas
We've just seen the I don't defense system in action in the skies above. Tel Aviv -- that's a promise that at 9 PM local time it would send about odds of rockets. Flying north and they returned to their word -- -- three have been accepted. Above Tel -- in a pretty short space of time. Now the pitches. Up pretty clearly you see this -- Wolf closing about the sky line about the military headquarters in the censored midtown. And then it disappears for a moment and then -- -- -- -- bright red flash. As he anticipates the rockets now -- defense system is pretty hugely successful you hear the sirens go off festival -- morning. -- residents in Tel Aviv as well as other pots. -- the country depending on where you why you have between fifteen seconds and one half minutes to runs -- shelter. -- more he deception takes place there is seven. Of these fine don't defense systems in place around the country and they basically -- calling using -- to the rocket as it heads up. North of Gaza it follows that it tracks it engages as an -- to sit sit. It's so -- that has meant that despite having many -- in Gaza. That hasn't been -- the loss of life. To -- rockets being fired out of Gaza. Towards the Israeli population. Previously told ABC news to --

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":24540280,"title":"Iron Dome Missile Defense Intercepts Rockets From Hamas","duration":"1:34","description":"ABC News' Hamish MacDonald describes the success of Israeli defense systems.","section":"International","mediaType":"Default"}