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Israel announces laser breakthrough
10 January 2020

The MoD said the breakthrough was the result of collaboration between its Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D), the companies Rafael and Elbit Systems, and academic institutions.

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The MoD announced the launch of three programmes for the further development of laser demonstrators: a ground-based system designed to complement the Iron Dome counter-rocket system, a mobile ground system for protecting personnel in the field, and an airborne system to intercept threats above cloud-cover and provide wide-area coverage.

A computer-generated image of the ground-based air defence laser the Israelis will develop with the new technology. Source: Israel Ministry of Defense