Drone Dome

Drone Dome is a counter unmanned air system (C-UAS) anti-aircraft system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.[1] The system was first displayed in 2016, and joins similar protection systems developed by Rafael such as the Iron Dome.[2] The Drone Dome hosts different sensors including a RADA Electronic Industries RPS-42 radar, a CONTROP Precision Technologies imaging system, and radio signal detectors.[2][3]

The Drone Dome was thought to have been used during the disruption at Gatwick Airport during December 2018[4].

The system was reported to have been deployed in Argentina during the 2018 G20 Buenos Aires summit and the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Buenos Aires.[5]


  1. Jennings, Gareth (14 August 2018). "UK signs for Drone Dome C-UAS system | Jane's 360". www.janes.com. Jane's Defence Weekly. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  2. Donald, David (16 June 2016). "Safe inside the Drone Dome [ES2016D4] | Jane's 360". www.janes.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.
  3. "UK army said to use Israeli-made system to end drone chaos at London airport". Times of Israel. Times of Israel. 21 December 2018. Retrieved 23 December 2018.
  4. "Military leaves Gatwick after drone chaos". 2019-01-03. Retrieved 2019-01-25.
  5. Halon, Eytan (21 December 2018). "Israeli anti-drone technology brings an end to Gatwick Airport chaos - International news - Jerusalem Post". www.jpost.com. Retrieved 22 December 2018.

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