Israel Successfully Tests "Naval Iron Dome"

(Israel Hayom) Shlomi Diaz - The Israeli Navy successfully tested an upgraded anti-missile system designed to protect naval vessels several months ago. The defense system was developed to confront the growing threat to Israeli ships and offshore drilling rigs from Russian-made Yakhont anti-ship cruise missiles possessed by Hizbullah and Syria. In the test, a mock-Yakhont missile was successfully intercepted by an Israeli Barak missile fired from an Israeli missile boat.

2014-10-14 00:00:00

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