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  • C-RAM Systems Become A Priority

    03/11/2011 9:56:48 PM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 1 replies · 1+ views ^ | Mar 11, 2011 | Andy Nativi
    C-RAM Systems Become A Priority By Andy Nativi Genoa Although rocket, artillery and mortar (RAM) attacks have not been as lethal in recent conflicts as improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and suicide bombings, they pose an ongoing threat to military installations, forward operating bases, infrastructure and civilian areas. Work underway in the U.S., Europe and Israel is focused on developing effective and economical counter-RAM systems that provide coverage and, importantly, a sense of security to troops and civilians. Insurgents use RAM attacks as part of asymmetric warfare or as a tactic in terrorism. In many cases the weapons are crude and...