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1211The extensive use of the “Iron Dome” rocket interceptor during last week’s operation “protective edge” helps Rafael to design the upgraded version of its MIC4AD system that creates a unified air situational picture.

The need for such a system is a result of the growing threats to countries from hostile aircraft, missiles and armed unmanned air systems.

“When rockets and missiles are launched against you and you operate a variety of defense systems, you need a unified air situational picture at all times” An expert said yesterday.

He explained that the system is used as a decision support tool or allocate the optimal defense system automatically when the time from detection to hit is measured by seconds.

His huge experience accumulated during recent days in the very extensive operation of the “Iron Dome” helps Rafael in improving the system