21 iunie 2021

In test, Defense Ministry shoots down drone with plane-mounted laser

timesofisrael.com

Israeli official says ground-based system, capable of intercepting rockets, mortar shells and UAVs, is expected to be in use by end of 2024The Defense Ministry said on Monday that a plane-mounted laser it is developing successfully shot down several drones, in some cases from more than a kilometer away, over the Mediterranean Sea, as part of an initial test of the system.According to the head of the ministry’s research and development team, Brig. Gen. (res.) Yaniv Rotem, a fully functional [...]