Upgrades include the ability to knock out threats at higher and lower altitudes, and to strike larger numbers of incoming rockets—a key capability in light of intentions by terror armies to 'saturate' Israel’s air defenses.

As testament to the success of the anti-missile defense system jointly developed by the US and Israel to protect the Israeli population from Hamas and Hezbollah rockets, Azerbaijan, a Shi’a Muslim-majority nation, has decided to buy a number of the batteries from Israel.

Israel’s Rafael Advanced Defense Systems this week unveiled its newest development, the Drone Dome defense system, design to intercept enemy unmanned aerial vehicles. Rafael is also the developer of the Israeli military’s highly successful Iron Dome missile defense system.