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Milipol Asia 2017: Drone Dome operational in Asia

5th April 2017 - 01:00 GMT | by Chen Chuanren in Singapore


Fearing copycat weaponised UAVs such as those used by ISIS, and learning from security breaches in various countries, many potential Asian customers are considering Rafael's Drone Dome system to protect installations and key events.

Despite only being unveiled in April 2016, the Drone Dome is already operational in an unspecified Asian country.

'As these drones are so easily accessible and easy to operate, it will grow furthermore as a threat,' said Meir Ben Shaya, Rafael's C4I business development manager. 'Many Asian customers understand this.'

Drone Dome is made up of three main components: RADA's RPS-42 radar subsystem, Controp's MEOS observation

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Chen Chuanren


Chen Chuanren

Chen Chuanren is Shephard’s Singapore correspondent, covering primarily land and sea systems. He served in …

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