from the June 2014 issue

Defense Innovations

Protector USV is an unmanned surface vehicle, developed by the Rafael Advanced Defense Systems. It is the first of its kind to be used in combat.

Iron Dome a mobile air defense system in development by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems designed to intercept short-range rockets and artillery shells. On April 7, 2011, the system successfully intercepted a Grad rocket launched from Gaza, marking the first time in history a short-range rocket was ever intercepted. The Iron Dome was later utilized more fully in the Israeli-Gaza conflict of 2012, where it displayed a very high rate of efficiency (95%-99%) in intercepting enemy projectiles. Further production of the Iron Dome system will be financed and supported by the United States government.

MUSIC (Multi Spectral Infrared Countermeasure) a system that counter surface-to-air heat-seeking missiles. It is manufactured by Elbit Systems

MagnoShocker combines a metal detector and a taser to immediately neutralize a dangerous person, developed by the mathematician Amit Weissman and his colleagues Adir Kahn and Zvi Jordan.

Wall radar a unique radar utilizing Ultra Wide Band (UWB) to allows users to see through walls. Developed by the Israeli company Camro.

Injured Personnel Carrier A unique evacuation method developed by Israeli company Agilite Gear, comprises a strap allowing you to carry the wounded person on your back.

The Emergency Bandage is a first field dressing which can be applied and secured with one hand to prevent bleeding from battlefield injuries.

Reprinted from the Israel High-Tech & Investment Report June 2014

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