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Missile Mini-Interceptor (EAPS) Completes Test Flight

Lockheed Martin conducted a successful controlled vehicle test flight of the missile interceptor effector element of the Extended Area Protection and Survivability Integrated Demonstration (EAPS ID) program

Facing a Growing Missile Threat, Israel revamps Air defense Command

Facing a growing threat of ballistic missiles and rockets capable of hitting any point in the country from distances of four, up to 2,000km,...

Iron Dome in Action: A Preliminary Evaluation

The "Iron Dome" anti-rocket active defense system was first used by Israel in April 2011 with great technical success. The study concludes that the Iron Dome system has succeeded in saving lives and reducing damages, thus providing more flexibility to the political leadership for containing the fighting with the Hamas government in Gaza. This success has prompted Israel's defense officials to publicly set strategic objectives and limitations of the system, which, until then, had not been divulged.

MBDA Germany Demonstrates Laser weapon Technology for C-RAM Application

MBDA Germany successfully tested a 10kW laser illuminator designed for use with future Counter Rocket, Artillery, Mortar (C-RAM) laser weapon system.

EQ-36 Ready for Full Rate production

Lockheed Martin has submitted its contract proposal for full-rate production of the AN/TPQ-36 (EQ-36) Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar, slated to replace legacy AN/TPQ-36 counter artillery and AN/TPQ-37 mortar locating medium-range radars now in the Army’s inventory.

RAFAEL Highlights Flexible Response in Air & Missile Defense

Missile technology is one of the highlights of RAFAEl’s display at this year's Paris Airshow. The company displays here a range of air defense...

Modernized AN/TPQ-37 Artillery Fire Locating Redeployed in Iraq

A modernized version of the AN/TPQ-37 Firefinder radar has been fielded in Iraq, supporting and protecting U.S. troops and allies. The upgraded radars are scheduled to be deployed into Afghanistan in the coming months.

Update: Iron Dome Intercepts Palestinian GRADs Targeting the Israeli City of...

Israel's newest rocket interceptor 'Iron Dome' was tested today in combat for the first time, intercepting GRAD rockets fired by the Palestinians from the Gaza strip.

Distributed Aperture System Tracks Ballistic Missiles from 1,300 km Away

Manned and unmanned aircraft equipped with omni-directional 'Distributed Aperture System' (DAS) imaging infrared systems could be used effectively to provide early warning on missile...

Australia Orders Sea Giraffe AMB Radars from Saab to Equip the...

Saab will supply the Sea Giraffe Agile Multi-Beam (AMB) radar to equip the Australian Canberra class amphibious ships. The value of the order is...

Israel Concludes Major Evaluation of its Future Multi-layered Missile Defense System

Tel Aviv, March 27, 2010: The Air Force and Israel's defense industries have concluded a major simulative test of a future, multi-layered active air...

Future Land-Based Air and Missile Defense Systems at AUSA 2009

AUSA, Washington DC, October 2009: Improving early warning and protection of forward operating bases is urgently needed by many armies. The advanced lightweight counter-mortar radar providing early...

Iron Dome Battle management Demonstrated

The battle management system constantly plots the ballistic trajectories of each threat, assessing if it is presenting a threat to the protected areas. Such...

Iron Dome Test Successful

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and the Israel Ministry of Defenseconcluded another series of intercept tests conducted with the Iron Dome counter-rocket defense system, the recent...

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