Rafael Advanced Defence Systems Ltd. of Israel (Rafael) is displaying a wide range of new generation defence equipment at the ongoing show. The weapons systems and technologies on display, straddle the air, land and sea domains. In the realm of air systems, Rafael is displaying its Spyder and Drone Dome air defence systems, in addition to the Python and Derby air-to-air missiles and Litening and Reccelite pods.
The Spyder is integrated with Rafael’s advanced air-to-air missiles – including Python-5 and Derby. It has multiple target engagement, as well as lock-on-before-launch and lock-on-after-launch capabilities. The system protects valuable stationary and mobile assets, such as population centers surrounding combat zones.
Drone Dome integrates detection, classification, identification & neutralization sub-systems, & an end-to-end, mobile, quick response anti-UAV defense solution for sensitive sites & airspace. The innovative system designed to provide effective airspace defense against hostile drones.
With regards to naval systems, Rafael is offering the Typhoon Remote Weapon System (RWS), in addition to Spike missiles and naval communication systems. There are 19 SPIKE users in the EU and NATO. Rafael has supplied over 30,000 missiles to international customers to date. More than 5,500 SPIKE firings have been conducted both in training and in combat. Amongst the other systems on display, are BNET combat radios and Samson RWS.
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