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Kevin Myers: The death of the tank took place around Crossmaglen

Kevin Myers

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.

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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.

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