Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has entered an agreement to provide advanced defense systems to Israel Navy's Sa'ar-6 corvettes. The systems will be used to protect Israel's exclusive economic zone and strategic facilities which are faced with diversified threats in the marine arena. The contract was led by the navy, Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the procurement administration in Israel's Ministry of Defense. The Barak-8 system was chosen after it was demonstrated to meet the operational requirements and future challenges faced by the Navy.
Barak-8 is an operational air & missile defense system used by the Israeli navy as well as by the India's navy and air forces. It provides broad Aerial and point defense against a wide range of threats to the marine arena from the air, the sea or the land. The system integrates several advanced state-of-the-art systems as, digital radar, command and control, launchers, interceptors with modern RF seekers, Data link and system-wide connectivity.
Source: IAI'S ADVANCED AMD SYSTEM WINS ANOTHER CONTRACT: TO PROVIDE BARAK-8 AIR & MISSILE DEFENSE SYSTEM TO ISRAEL NAVY'S SAAR-6 CORVETTES
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