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Iron Beam

Country of Origin: Israel


The Iron Beam is a 100-kW-class defensive high-energy laser system being developed by Rafael for the Israel Defense Forces. The system is expected to be the first operational laser for ground-based air defense against rockets, mortars and uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs). It can also be used to engage surface threats.

The Iron Beam is intended to eliminate threats that fly on too small a trajectory to be efficiently engaged by the Iron Dome anti-missile system. It will form the...

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