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David’s Sling: Anti-Missile Defence System

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 29-01-2024
David’s Sling: Anti-Missile Defence System International news 1 min read

Israel's Ministry of Defense on 2nd August revealed that the US Government approved the sale by Israel of the "David's Sling" anti-missile defence system to Finland.

David’s Sling advanced, multi-mission interceptor, also known as the Stunner or the SkyCeptor.

It is a joint endeavor of RAFAEL & Raytheon, two world leaders in advanced weapons system development.

David's Sling system is capable of intercepting missiles fired towards Israel by enemy countries such as Iran and Syria.

About Rafael

  • Rafael is one of Israel’s largest defense companies which makes Rafale fighter jets.

  • Recently the Indian Government has granted permission for the acquisition of 26 Rafale Marine fighter jets which are named as Rafael M.

  • India has already procured 36 Rafale jets from France for its Air Force under a mega Rs 59,000 crore deal that was inked in September 2016.

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