Israeli Navy holds drill to defend economic vulnerabilities

June 8, 2018

Y Net News:

The Israeli Navy completed an elaborated military exercise last week led by the Shayetet 3 missile boat unit.

The exercise included two main scenarios simulating defense and offense far out at sea.

During the exercise’s first part, a fighter jet simulated a missile strike on a gas rig. The threat was detected by the missile ship’s Israeli-made Barak missile-defense system, which is installed on one of the Shayetet’s ships, and successfully intercepted.

New radar detection systems as well as electronic warfare and observatory systems have recently been installed in the Sa’ar 4.5-class missile ship. “Magal Esh” is one of the new radar systems that contributed to the significant improvement in detection ranges and the ship’s accuracy and tracking abilities.

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