Kevin Myers: The death of the tank took place around Crossmaglen
Published 09/04/2010 | 05:00
Health warning: All right, this is one of those columns for my friends on the Curragh and a couple of readers in Donegal. All others may look elsewhere, NOW.
THE following caught my eye last week. Israel is developing a new tank defence: a miniature anti-missile system that detects and shoots down anti-tank rockets before they reach the vehicles.
The 'Trophy' system -- so the Israeli claim goes -- could radically alter the balance of power between Israel and Hezbollah or Hamas guerrillas, as well as in Afghanistan.