Thursday, February 15, 2024

Israel successfully tests C-Dome air defense

One of Israel’s largest defense firms on Monday confirmed a series of multi-system experiments in the various defense layers of the State of Israel’s air and missile defense array has been successfully completed.

According to a press release from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, the naval version of the Iron Dome system, called the C-Dome, successfully hit several simultaneously-launched missile and drone representative targets coming from different directions and angles.

The C-Dome has successfully dealt with advanced threats to infrastructure and strategic assets in the ‘Exclusive economic zone (EEZ)’ of the State of Israel.

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“By that we have successfully completed, together with the IDF Maritime Branch and the “Israel Missile Defense Organization” Directorate in the Directorate of Defense Research & Development of Israel’s Ministry of Defense – a series of interception tests of several systems, primarily the naval Iron Dome system, from the Sa’ar 6-class corvette against a variety of advanced threats,” the company said.

The naval configuration of the Iron Dome is a significant pillar in the self-defense and regional defense array of the defense ships and is a significant leap forward both for the existing capabilities in protecting the State of Israel’s assets and economic interests and for Israel’s naval superiority in the arena.

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Colton Jones
Colton Jones
Colton Jones is the deputy editor of Defence Blog. He is a US-based journalist, writer and publisher who specializes in the defense industry in North America and Europe. He has written about emerging technology in military magazines and elsewhere. He is a former Air Force airmen and served at the Ramstein Air Base in Germany.

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