Iron Dome, an air defence system developed by Rafael Advanced Defence System, intercepts drone during combat for the first time
Israel’s Iron Dome air defense system has intercepted a drone belonging to the Hamas militant group, a first for the platform.
Israel touted new capabilities for Iron Dome over the last year, including a drill where it worked alongside other air defense systems to confront multiple threats and another exercise this year during which it downed unmanned aerial systems.
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The Iron Dome was deployed in 2011.