January 8, 2020

Israel Unveils New Battlefield Laser Tech



The Director of Research and Development at the Israel Ministry of Defense revealed that a technological breakthrough has been achieved in the development of lasers for the interception of RAM (rocket, mortar, and artillery) threats, UAVs, and ATGMs

General Yaniv Rotem stated: “We are entering a new age of energy warfare in the air, land and sea. The R&D investments ... in the last years have placed the State of Israel among the leading countries in the field of high-energy laser systems. Throughout the year 2020 we will conduct a demo of our capabilities.”

It was revealed that a technological breakthrough has been achieved in the development of lasers for the interception of RAM (rocket, mortar, and artillery) threats, UAVs, and ATGMs. Particularly a laser system mounted on an air platform to intercept threats about cloud covers and for the defense of wide areas.

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