The David’s Sling air defense system will soon be deployed for a trial period, before becoming operational, the IDF said.

David’s Sling can intercept short-range to medium-range rockets and missiles, including Hezbollah’s Katyusha rockets. Its range of coverage is three times that of the Iron Dome anti-rocket defense system.

The system will be deployed in various areas around Israel for a trial period, the IDF added. […]