Aerospace & Defense News - Defense Africa / Middle East.

Jan 17, 2010


Two unnamed Asian countries have expressed their intention to purchase Rafael's Iron Dome system, which provides protection against short-range artillery rockets, while the USA has also shown interest in possibly using the design in Afghanistan. Rafael performed a full-scale test of the Iron Dome system earlier this month, during which it succeeded in intercepting salvoes of rockets from different types, and of ignoring those that were not on a "kill trajectory". Jan 12, 2010

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