Azerbaijan Purchases Iron Dome System from Israel

On December 17, Azerbaijan’s Defense Industry Minister Yaver Jamalov confirmed that his country will purchase the Iron Dome defense system as part of a $4.8 billion deal with Israel. Azerbaijan will be one of the first countries to acquire the system, which is designed to intercept short-range rockets and artillery. It is unknown how many batteries Azerbaijan will acquire.

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Missile Defense Project, "Azerbaijan Purchases Iron Dome System from Israel," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, December 22, 2016, last modified September 18, 2020,