Tag Archives: Rafael

Army Looks to Deploy ‘Iron Dome’ Missile Defense Batteries by Year’s End; Bruce Jette Quoted

Bruce Jette

The U.S. Army plans to field two Rafael-built Iron Dome air-defense weapon systems at Fort Bliss, Texas, by the end of 2020, Breaking Defense reported Friday. The Army designated Iron Dome as Interim Indirect Fire Protection Capability Increment 2 and intends to use the battery to defend against cruise missiles.

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Raytheon Missiles & Defense Enters JV with RAFAEL to Develop Defense Systems; Sam Deneke, BG Pini Yungman Quoted

Sam Deneke

Raytheon Missiles & Defense and RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems, an Israeli-based defense technology company, have entered a joint venture to establish an Iron Dome Weapon System production facility in the United States, Raytheon Technologies reported on Monday

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