This X-Band Radar System Is What Keeps Iran and Israel from Nuking Each Other

One hundred US soldiers—the only foreign troops in all of Israel—are stationed atop Mt. Keren, deep in the Negev Desert. Their mission: To monitor Iranian airspace 1000 miles to the Northeast for any sign of a missile launch. Their weapon: The THAAD radar, the most advanced mobile radar array on Earth. »6/01/12 12:40pm6/01/12 12:40pm