Israeli Navy commissions shipborne version of Iron Dome

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 Israeli Navy commissions shipborne version of Iron Dome

Ship version of the Iron Dome air defense system officially enters service after recent tests conducted by the Ministry of Defense and the Israeli Navy. The C-Dome system was successfully tested last month aboard the Sa'ar 6 class corvette INS Oz. Real threats were simulated, according to the Defense Department. Tests included successful detection and interception of targets. “The C-Dome system represents a significant addition to the defense capabilities of the Israeli Navy in a wide range of tasks, including the protection of strategic installations, the exclusive economic zone and maintaining the regional maritime superiority of the State of Israel,” — said in the statement.

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