Gen. Sloane visits Iron Dome

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  • By Staff Sgt. Divine Cox
  • 36 Wing Public Affairs

U.S. Air Force Brig. Gen. Jeremy Sloane, commander of the 36th Wing, meets with U.S. Army soldiers assigned to the 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade, during Operation Iron Island at Site Armadillo, Nov. 17, 2021. The purpose of Operation Iron Island is to test the Iron Dome, an effective, truck-towed, multi-mission mobile air defense system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. The system was deployed by the Israeli Air Force in March 2011 to defend against rockets and short range missiles.