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Barak air defense system

Country of Origin: Israel


The Israeli Barak is a vertical-launch, point-defense missile system designed to counter enemy aircraft, uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) and missiles from both shipboard and land-based sites. It has been fielded with several armed services.

The Barak 8 is a longer-range version for both sea and land use developed under a joint Israeli-Indian development effort begun in 2006. There are several versions (see "Variants," below). The missile uses active radar homing.

The original Barak...

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