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UK selects Rafael’s Drone Dome

10th August 2018 - 16:00 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in London

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The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded an urgent capability requirement contract for a counter-UAS (C-UAS) capability to Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Valued at £7.6 million ($9.7 million), the contract was awarded on 2 August and made public on 10 August.

The Israel-based company carried out a demonstration of its Drone Dome C-UAS capability to the UK MoD in January 2018.

The MoD required that the solution should be able to detect, track, identify and defeat UAS with weight ranges of between 2-150kg. A specific area of focus is also highlighted on the 2-22kg size drone and a minimum

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