Army eyes Israel's Iron Dome interceptor for its base-protection system

By Sebastian Sprenger / October 23, 2015 at 4:47 PM
The Army is slated to test next March the Israeli Tamir interceptor missile under an emerging U.S. program to protect outposts from aerial drones and cruise missiles, officials tell Inside the Army . Made by Rafael and Raytheon, the Tamir is the missile used to intercept incoming munitions as part of the Israeli Iron Dome program, funded with significant investment from Washington. The Army will fire the interceptor from its new Multi-Mission Launcher, which will be hooked up to radar...

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