תאריך: 06/01/2011, 00:00    

Completed trials conducted in “iron dome” system during the past year, after 48 hours, the Ministry of Defense value (FA) and Raphael and another series of
Interception trials. During the experiments in the field of system security, handled “iron dome” against multiple threats simultaneously, all threats intercepted and destroyed by the system successfully.
Upon completion of the tests, the system development stage ends by teams of Defense Ministry FA and Raphael, and in accordance with the planned schedule moved the iron dome will soon by the above Regiment. Function in the air force for operational use of the system.
A series of experiments was conducted this week included an experiment full of systemic components of “iron dome” system and which were launched and destroyed at the same time a large number of different types of threats. During the experiments revealed the system a large number and variety of threats followed them, iarchh the course, planned intercept routes and sent the interceptors that destroyed the targets. All systems worked correctly and the threats have been destroyed as planned.
During the trials were all elements of the “iron dome” system, Raphael, as a us-made ELTA, the “amperst” and launcher and interceptor, produced by Raphael.
The “iron dome” system is designed to protect the State of Israel’s short range missiles and rockets
And is developed by the FA as part of a layered defense of Rabbi security system includes the “magic wand” to ו”חץ” the medium to long-term.
 
Mr. Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that a series of successful experiments constitute a significant milestone in the development of the “iron dome” system to enhance the protection of residents of the South against the rockets.
The success of the experiment is an expression of Raphael capabilities and security industries in Israel. I would like to express my appreciation to all those people who slept in years.
The result in the success of the project, mainly Israeli Defense Ministry, Rafael, ELTA
And other industries that have contributed to this project.
Defense Ministry Director, Mr. Pinchas buchris “end of the” iron dome “and making it operational change the political and security situation of Israel in the North and South. The Defense continues to be committed to do its utmost to provide all residents of multi-layered protection Israel against missile and rocket attacks. Citizens of Israel have much appreciation for a project team of FA and Raphael on the impressive achievement – this is a technological achievement that was developed in Israel that he has in technological development.
Ceo Rafael Gen. yedidya yaari on the series, saying that “successful results belong first and foremost to project personnel who do night time in order to meet the commitment to defense and with Israel.” 

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