Sunday, November 29, 2015

Israel successfully tests maritime missile defense system Barak 8 - Lilach Shoval, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff



by Lilach Shoval, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff


Barak 8 missile fired from ship and hit small drone simulating incoming projectile • System designed to mitigate threat posed by the Yakhont coastal missile • Once operational, Barak 8 could help protect Israel's offshore gas installations, ships.

 

An illustration of the Barak 8's multi-platform capabilities
Photo credit: Israel Aerospace Industries website


Lilach Shoval, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=30011

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