By Lilach Shoval and ILH Staff—
Israel’s version of the maritime Iron Dome defense system successfully complete a series of tests in the early hours on Monday morning, the Defense Ministry announced said.
Protective Dome’s test was supervised by the Defense Ministry, Israeli Navy, and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. Its intercepts were fired from a Sa’ar 6 corvette, the ministry said in a statement.
According to available details, the tests simulated several various threat scenarios, including rockets, cruise missiles, and drone attacks targeting Israel’s vessels and shores.
“Protective Dome’s abilities are a significant addition to Israel’s defensive abilities with respect to maintaining maritime superiority in the region,” the Defense Ministry said.
Prime Minister Naftali Bennett commended the defense establishment on the successful test, saying Protective Dome “will serve as an important tier in Israeli defenses. Continue Reading…