Rafael Tests Latest Generation Sky-Shield Electronic Attack Pods for Foreign Customer

Israeli firm Rafael said today it has completed development of the latest generation of the Sky-Shield family of Electronic Attack (EA) Pods.

The pod is now undergoing extensive flight trials on a 4.5 generation fighter aircraft for an undisclosed customer & will soon provide unprecedented capabilities, the company said.

The Sky Shield support jammer pod for fighter aircraft provides an all-inclusive multi-purpose support jamming system. Sky Shield engages enemy radars in hostile environments providing comprehensive countermeasures against enemy threats. The system creates a safe corridor for multiple attacking aircraft, increasing aircraft survivability in time and attack options.