The missile defense system Magic wand (Stunner) produced by the Israeli state defense concern «Rafael» in cooperation with the American company Raytheon, was awarded the missile defense Agency of the United States.
About the award for technology innovation was announced at the annual conference held by the Agency ABOUT Boston.
On behalf of the state of Israel the award was received by the Director of the office ABOUT the «Homa» Moshe fatal.
The system «Magic wand» is designed to intercept ballistic short-range missiles and rockets, large caliber, and subsonic cruise missiles.
System, also known as the «Sling of David», is part of the middle tier of the Israeli anti-missile defense system.
2 April 2017, the system has successfully passed all tests, was adopted by the IDF.