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David’s Sling Weapon System Completes Final Testing

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The Israeli David's Sling air and missile defense weapon system (DSWS) successfully completed today the fourth and final series of tests (DST-4), representing the final milestone in the system's development. DST-4 is the final milestone before the IDF declares the David's Sling an operational system. The first of two units is expected to become operational in early 2016.

following a successful test series David’s Sling to become operational this...

Israel's David's Sling Weapon System (DSWS) air- and missile-defense system has completed a major test series this week, demonstrating a successful intercept of a target representing a ballistic missile threat.

Successful Interception Test for David’s Sling Air & Missile Defense System

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful intercept test of the David's Sling Weapon System...

Israel Will Be First International Customer To Fly Operational F-35 Units

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Test Firing Validates David’s Sling Air & Missile Defense System Maturity

Once simulations are validated through testing, David's Sling - an advanced air defense system developed jointly by Israel and the US could introduce unprecedented defensive capabilities, in terms of economy, coverage and airspace integration, posing an adversary with unacceptable attrition if they opt to attack. To a certain extent, the Iron Dome system has demonstrated this concept in a smaller scale during the recent conflict with the Palestinians in Gaza.

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‘David Sling’ – Israel’s Extended Air & Missile Defense

Raytheon has received two contracts worth in excess of $100 million from RAFAEL for the design and development of the Stunner missile and associated...

Israel Plans Short-Range Ballistic Missile Defense (SRMD)

Raytheon Company and Rafael Armament Development Authority have been selected by the Israel Ministry of Defense' Defense Research and development Directorate (DDRD) to develop...
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