SINGAPORE — The Israel Ministry of Defense has confirmed that Rafael Advanced Defense Systems’ Iron Dome counter rocket, artillery and mortar (C-RAM) interceptor system has passed system qualification tests. Expecting to receive the first systems next month, the Israeli Air Force (IAF) already has activated an Iron Dome battalion. The IAF unit is slated to reach initial operational capability by May. The battalion will allocate the first Iron Dome systems to protect the area ...


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