Rafael and Israel Missile Defense Organization Complete Successful Series of Advanced Tests of the new version of the Israeli Air defense Iron Dome System.
As RAFAEL announced this campaign, along with two recent Iron Dome tests, demonstrated a significant upgrade of the system’s technological capabilities.
The Iron Dome was tested through a range of complex scenarios and successfully intercepted and destroyed targets, simulating existing and emerging threats, including the simultaneous interception of multiple UAVs, as well as a salvo of rockets and missiles.
With over 2,500 combat interceptions, at a success rate of 90%, Iron Dome’s development began in December 2007. Iron Dome serves as highly mobile, dual mission systems, designed to defeat VSHORAD and C-RAM threats, aircraft, helicopters, UAVs, PGMs, & cruise missiles.Rafael noted on Twitter