After successful trials: intercept capabilities of upgraded “iron dome”

The experiments carried out designed to improve system capabilities against an unprecedented range of threats. Soon dedicated himself to the air force by the second battery in the system,

תאריך: 04/11/2012, 17:55    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The Ministry of Defence announced tonight (Sunday) on the official completion of system testing “iron dome”, performed as part of the upgrade system capabilities. Following the success, devoting nearly a second battery by the IDF – 5th.

A series of experiments designed to expand system performance and improve capabilities against an unprecedented range of threats. The experiment has been completed successfully, will upgrade the operational capabilities of the iron Dome, and shortly moved to the 5th battery, improved performance, by the air force. Upgrading the system allow it to deal inter alia with Fajr missiles and zilsal.

The experiments led to the personnel manager for the development of weaponry and technological infrastructure of the Ministry of Defense. During the trials, upgrades were made to the system’s radar, which is expected to allow more rapid and convenient and allows coping with broader threats.

Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said that “tonight is an achievement of all warns engaged in upgrading the capabilities of the system. The defense budget invests copy protection the Rabbi layered missile, that within a few years should protect all Israel territory. The plate
The experiment is significant progress toward completion of this defense system, and required
Assigning additional resources to this issue. “

Translated from Hebrew