Israel To Introduce Iron Dome At Aero India 2013

  • Our Bureau
  • 10:38 AM, February 4, 2013
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Marking a major milestone, Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will display its anti-missile defense systems for the first time at Aero India 2013 which begins tomorrow in Bangalore, India.


Rafael will display the Iron Dome short-range missile interception system and the Stunner interceptor against medium-range missiles used in the Magic Wand system, which is still in the test stage, according to Israeli newspaper Globes.


The company will also showcase the Spider air defense systems and Mic4ad integrated C4I air and missile defense system.

The Israeli MoD has recently approved the sale of the systems to other countries but has yet to sign any contracts.

Spice precision weapon guidance kit, and the Spike family of multi-purpose tactical missiles, which have ranges of up to 25 kilometers will also be unveiled at Aero India.

Meanwhile, the Israel Aerospace Industries will also introduce a plethora of technology including the Thrust combat helicopter training and debriefing system; the Ehud air combat training system, which has been adapted to planes made in the East in addition to planes made in the West.


Elbit Systems will also display its new satellite-based naval observation system, which can cover extensive areas with the help of a maritime version of its Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the air show.