New Laser Missile Defense System


  • A new laser missile-defense system was successfully developed by Israel and tested at 90% interception rate against incoming rocket fire.
  • The system was named ‘Iron Beam’ was designed and developed by the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems with an aim to complement a series of aerial defense systems.
  • The goal is to deploy the laser systems around Israel’s borders over the next decade to protect the country against attacks.
  • The system can intercept many kind of aerial objects starting from missiles, rockets, anti-tank missiles and even drones.
  • This is the world’s first energy-based weapons system that uses a laser to shoot down the incoming missiles.

Facts to know:


  • Capital of Israel: Jerusalem
  • President of Israel: Mr.Isaac Herzog
  • Currency of Israel: Israeli Shekel
Laser missile-defense System
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