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The lightning missile system met its first challenge today. Will she face the real threat? - Walla! news

2022-07-02T19:09:50.892Z

The system first intercepted unmanned Hezbollah aircraft, which made their way to the shark gas rig. Sources in the IDF clarified that the aircraft is an easy target for interception in relation to the critical threat facing it - the advanced "Yakhont" missile, which is also believed to be in the hands of Hezbollah.



The lightning missile system met its first challenge today.

Will she face the real threat?

The system first intercepted unmanned Hezbollah aircraft, which made their way to the shark gas rig.

Sources in the IDF clarified that the aircraft is an easy target for interception in relation to the critical threat facing it - the advanced "Yakhont" missile, which is also believed to be in the hands of Hezbollah.

Amir Bohbot

02/07/2022

Saturday, 02 July 2022, 21:52 Updated: 22:02

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Hezbollah UAVs Intercepted by the IDF, July 2, 2022 (IDF Spokesman)

The Barak 8 missile system intercepted today (Saturday) for the first time unmanned Hezbollah aircraft, which made their way to the "Shark" gas rig.

The navy described the operation as a success, but IDF officials clarified that the aircraft are an easy target to intercept due to their flight slowness, and that the critical threat they have to deal with is the advanced "Yakhont" missile, which is also believed to be in Hezbollah



. With the Indian Ministry of Defense, which is installed on Navy Saar 5 missile ships and in the future will also be installed on all Saar 6 shield ships with two types of missiles, long range (about 150 km) and one short range (about 75 km). It is defined as an active defense system against various threats, including unmanned aerial vehicles, aircraft and vessels.The major threat facing it is cruise missiles, led by a "Yakhont" missile, which is in the Syrian army's arsenal, flies extremely fast and does not allow system operators time to make decisions.

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Will you meet the real challenge?

Barak 8 missile system (Photo: IAI)

The system has an advanced and versatile radar for detecting various threats in large ranges called "mighty", made by the company "Elta". Identification and tracking.

The same is true of intercepting aircraft today, which flew at very low altitudes relative to their normal flight layout.



In 2015, the first operational interception experiment for the marine system, separate from its terrestrial configuration, was successfully completed.

During the experiment, the system identified an unmanned aircraft and intercepted it from the Lahav missile ship. In the following years, a variety of experiments were performed in Israel and India, which crowned the system as operational in a variety of scenarios. ER, during which targets were identified and intercepted within a range of 150 km.

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The IDF intercepted 3 Hezbollah aircraft that made their way to the gas rig

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