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Whatever happened to Iron Beam?

I reported previously (26th Jan) on the laser beam system to stop short-rage mortars. The project was stopped to give priority to Iron Dome. But now Israel Aerospace Industries is “at a very advanced stage,” in its development and “successful … Continue reading

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Iron Beam – a light to the nations

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will unveil its Iron Beam laser air-defense system at next month’s Singapore Air Show. Iron Beam is a high-energy laser based system against rockets, mortar, and airborne target attacks. It complements Iron Dome by intercepting very … Continue reading

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Like swatting flies

The Chief Executive of Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems gives a positive report on the company’s progress with developing the Iron Beam system for intercepting rockets and mortars. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-rafael-ceo-iron-beam-intercepts-shells-like-flies-1000929173

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Breakthrough in laser defense systems

Following a “technological breakthrough,” Israel’s Defense Ministry has re-started development of a laser beam system (see here) capable of destroying incoming rockets and small drones, to complement Iron Dome. The new system is expensive but will have negligible operational costs. … Continue reading

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