The Iron Dome system is designed to provide protection against short-range threats, including rockets, artillery shells, and mortar rounds, that are typically fired by non-state actors or during conflicts

Iron Dome employs advanced radar systems to detect and track incoming threats. It then calculates the projected impact point and, if the system determines that the incoming projectile poses a threat to populated areas or critical infrastructure, it launches an interceptor missile to neutralize the threat

The interceptor missile used by Iron Dome is known as the Tamir missile. It is equipped with advanced guidance and control systems that enable it to accurately engage and destroy incoming threats

Iron Dome has gained international attention for its high success rate in intercepting and neutralizing incoming threats. It is reported to have an impressive interception rate, often in excess of 90%

One of the key features of Iron Dome is its rapid reaction time. The system can detect, track, and intercept incoming threats in a matter of seconds, reducing the potential damage caused by these projectiles

The system is capable of prioritizing incoming threats based on their trajectory and potential impact area, thus optimizing the allocation of interceptor missiles to the most critical targets

C-RAM Capability: While primarily designed for defense against rockets, Iron Dome has demonstrated its ability to effectively counter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and other low-flying aerial threats, expanding its capabilities beyond just rockets and artillery shells

Iron Dome can be integrated into broader air defense networks, allowing it to share data with other systems and provide a more comprehensive air defense coverage

The Iron Dome system has been deployed and operated successfully in various conflict situations, such as conflicts involving Israel and its neighboring countries, where it has proven its effectiveness

Israel has made the Iron Dome system available for export to friendly nations facing similar threats. This export version, known as "Skyhunter," represents an opportunity for other countries to enhance their short-range air defense capabilities