Yoman Geva 335, 1965

Shipment of American Hawk Missiles Arrives at Haifa Port

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Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, Deputy Defense Minister Shimon Peres, Air Force Commander Ezer Weizman and senior IDF officers arrive at the port of Haifa to witness the unloading of Hawk surface-to-air missiles shipment that Israel purchased from the United States. The missiles provide aerial defense and are designed to intercept aircraft at medium ranges, at medium and low altitudes. After unloading, the missiles are transferred to strategic locations. The missiles will be presented to the public at the upcoming IDFs annual parade on Independence Day.

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