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  IRON DOME SYSTEM of ISRAEL

IRON DOME SYSTEM:

  • It is a multi mission system capable of intercepting rockets, artillery mortars and precision Guided Munitions such as a very short range air defence systems, aircrafts, helicopter and unmanned Aerial vehicles (UAV). over short ranges upto 70 km.

  • Iron dome is an all weather  system.

  • It can engage with multiple targets simultaneously and can be deployed over land and sea both.

MANUFACTURERS:

  • It is manufactured by Rafael Advanced Defence Systems.

  • It has been in service with Israeli Air Force since 2011.

  • Its development was taken up after a series of rocket attacks on Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas in the 2000s. 

WORKING:

  • It consists of a battle management control unit, a detection and tracking radar and a firing unit. 

  • The Iron Dome in Israel is deployed in a layered defence along with David’s Sling and Arrow missile defence system which are designed for medium- and long-range threats.

  • The I-DOME is the mobile variant with all components on a single truck.

  • The C-DOME is the naval version for deployment on ships.

IRON DOME SYSTEM: News

IRON DOME

source: rafaleairdefencesystem

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