Friday, February 14, 2020

Israeli Firm Rafael Successfully Tests Anti-Drone Laser-Defense System

Daily Mail: Star Wars-like laser beam blasts drones out of the sky in footage demonstrating Israel's new defence system

* The Drone Dome C-UAS system can detect and shoot down unmanned aircraft
* Video published by manufacturers Rafael shows drones being downed by lasers
* The Israeli manufacturers hailed the system a '100 per cent success' after tests

This footage shows an Israeli drone defense system shooting a series of moving targets out of the sky with a Star Wars-like laser beam.

Manufacturers of the Drone Dome C-UAS hailed the system a '100 per cent success' after it brought down drones that were zig-zagging sharply during tests.

The so-called Counter Unmanned Aircraft System can detect hostile drones from more than two miles away and fire a destructive laser beam 'within seconds'.

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More News On Israeli Firm Rafael Successfully Testing An Anti-Drone Laser-Defense System

Israeli laser defense system successfully intercepts multiple drone targets -- Times of Israel
RAFAEL's Drone Dome intercepts multiple maneuvering targets with LASER technology -- Arutz Sheva
Watch Israel’s wild new laser weapon shoot drones out of sky -- NYPost
A new anti-drone system shows promising results -- Asia Times
‘Drone dome’: Israel unveils LASER weapon blasting UAVs out of the sky (VIDEO) -- RT


Anonymous said...

I am not impressed.

Anonymous said...

I wonder how well these systems have been tested when it comes to false-positives against targets such as birds, helicopters and low-flying civilian planes.

Fusion said...

Looks like it takes minutes between shots to fire at other targets. The 'swarm' seemed to be stationary as well.