The success of the Israeli army tanks to shoot down incoming missiles defense system (Figure)
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Associated Press March 2, Tel Aviv, Israel’s military power said in a statement, the new army tank defense system in Israel – Gaza border successfully shot down an incoming missile.
Israeli Defense Ministry said, “booty” defense system in Neigaifuxi part of the country “to detect, alert and block” from the south to an army patrol in Gaza fired anti-tank missiles. This is an advanced Russian-designed anti-tank missiles.
this defense system is the first time two months ago for the battlefield. It is installed in the tank, which can detect and shoot down enemy missiles.
“trophy” by the State of Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. manufacture. According to the Israeli “Haaretz” reported, this system uses sensors and radar, the “enemy missile hit the tank before the defeat it.”
to military reason for deploying such a defense system, is to accept the 2006 Second Lebanon War lesson. In that conflict, Lebanon’s Hezbollah guerrillas fired anti-tank missiles and advanced at least 30 tanks were destroyed, or loss of combat capability, army into battle more than 10% of the total number of tanks.
“trophy” this week to successfully deal with incoming missiles before they have completed a series of improvements in the U.S. test. During the six weeks of testing and evaluation period, the system has experienced numerous simulated missile and rocket attacks.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. is also developing a smaller, lighter “spoils of war” defense system.