Israel's 'Light Blade' laser system said to have near-perfect interception rate


September 4, 2020

Israel's Light Blade laser-defense system.

(Israel Hayom via JNS) - In just 10 days, Israel's "Light Blade" laser system, deployed on the Gaza border, downed 150 explosives-laden balloons launched toward Israel from the Hamas-controlled territory, according to Israel's Border Police, which operates the system.

However, Israel's only deployed Light Blade system covers just a small part of the Gaza Strip, and while it's interception rate stands at close to 100 percent, Palestinians in other parts of Gaza continue to launch balloon-borne incendiary and explosive devices over the border fence into the western Negev.

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