The US Marine Corps (USMC) has carried out a profitable take a look at of their prototype Medium Vary Intercept Functionality (MRIC) air defence system, which integrates Rafael’s TAMIR missiles used on the IRON DOME system. The live-fire take a look at at White Sands Coaching Space in New Mexico was the third in a sequence of assessments run as a part of the MRIC improvement programme for the USMC. The programme basically goals to develop a extra cell variant of the IRON DOME system for the USMC. This newest take a look at additionally demonstrated the flexibility to constantly launch TAMIR missiles from a cell launcher unit developed by the USMC. The TAMIR is able to intercepting cruise missiles, unmanned aerial autos, quite a lot of rockets, mortars and precision-guided munitions (PGMs).