Eurosatory 2018: Rafael from Israel unveils a number of new combat systems

At EUROSATORY 2018 defense and Security Exhibition in Paris (France), Israeli Company Rafael unveils a number of new combat systems and capabilities in the areas of ground precision attack, land operations fire management, and active protection for 8x8 vehicles. Rafael Advanced Defense systems Ltd., develop and manufactures military equipment in the field of land, naval air, space and cyber systems.

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Rafael unveils new mobile Iron Dome at Eurosatory 2018, the International Land and Airland Defence & Security exhibition in Paris, France. (Picture source Army Recognition)

EPIK - Electro-Optical Precision Integration Kit, transforming unguided surface-to-surface rockets into accurate precision stand-off weapon systems. EPIK extends rocket range up to 50%, and enables pixel-level hit-point definition. EPIK implements and combines Rafael’s EO and Signal Processing capabilities of Scene- Matching technology to turn an un-guided surface to surface rocket into a precise weapon with a hit accuracy of less than 3 meters.

FIRE WEAVER - A Revolutionary Networked Attack System for Digitization of Land-Based Operations, enabling simultaneous, precision strikes on multiple targets within seconds. Fire Weaver is designed to serve as a tactical system that connects all the sensors and shooters in the battlefield on a single network, and to manage the attack process, including targeting and fire selection.

TROPHY APS for 8x8 vehicles – the world's only combat-proven active protection system for armored vehicles, Rafael's TROPHY for 8x8 vehicles is the only mature, available APS that has undergone successful operational integration on combat vehicles such as the LAVIII IFV and has been tested on the STRYKER APC. This TROPHY variant can also be integrated with Rafael's SAMSON Mk II Remote Weapon Station.

SPIKE FIREFLY - A miniature electro-optical loitering munitions for light, tactical dismounted forces such as Infantry, Marines or Special Forces. FIREFLY was designed for urban arena warfare, where situational awareness is limited, the enemy is behind cover, and precision is critical. The impact of FIREFLY on the Infantry is revolutionary, fundamentally changing small Infantry tactics.

IRON DOME - Combat-Proven active defense system against Short Range Artillery Rockets, mortars and UAV's with more than 1700 combat interceptions.