Israel’s ability to deter enemies is strong, but on the other hand, terror is still a challenge, military intelligence head Gen. Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday during his remarks at the INSS annual security conference.

“We call this period in time the “Era of Fire”, in light of the amount of missiles and rockets we face as a constant threat. There are about 170,000 rockets and missiles that threaten Israel,” Kochavi said.

“For the first time the enemy now has the ability to hit Israeli cities hard,” he commented. […]