The mortar threat has become a significant during the ground operation in Gaza. Many troops are within the range of Hamas’ mortars and supper injuries as a result. The Green Rock system by IAI entered operational use in Gaza in record time, following the threats directed against the fighting forces.

So far the system performance proved itself and succeeded in detecting and pinpointing the source of fire, and thus the system helps protect the lives of soldiers in the field.

The system, revealed just a month ago, is a mobile autonomous tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) system. The system is designed to support a variety of ground force protection missions, including fire source location, friendly forces fire correction, and detection of low-flying airborne targets such as UAVs, gliders and hovering platforms. […]