Magen David Adom, Israel’s national emergency medicine service, on Monday dedicated a new bomb-proof National Operations Center, designed to continue operating even if it comes under attack from a range of conventional and non-conventional weapons.
The center is housed “in a reinforced and partially subterranean facility designed to be protected against missile, chemical, and biological attack,” MDA said in a statement.
It was built beneath the previous dispatch center, in the central city of Kiryat Ono, near Tel Aviv. The lower floor of the building was extensively renovated to be reinforced and fitted with an air-filtration system to guard against various kinds of attacks, the statement said.
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