Israeli Firm Develops Drone to Combat Gaza Terror Kites

Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border fence with Israel, on the eastern outskirts of Jabalia, on May 4, 2018. - Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on the Gaza border Friday for the sixth week of protests in which dozens have …

Ynetnews reports: An Israeli arms company has developed a new drone to counter the threat posed by incendiary kites, hundreds of which have been flown over from Gaza to Israel’s southern communities over recent weeks, causing numerous fires that have ravaged farmland and terrorized residents.

The Z’vuv HaEsh (Firefly) drone, which has been developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, will be presented for the first time at the Eurosatory exhibition in Paris next week, where the latest land and airland defence and security gear goes on display.
Its meager weight of just three kilograms does not come and the expense of its abilities to fly and operate in tough weather conditions, including rain and wind.

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