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Israel, Pentagon Test New Interceptor Missile Over Mediterranean

Missile Defense Agency
February 25, 2013

Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Conducts First Flight Test

Arrow3
Arrow-3 missile (Image from Boeing)

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful flight test of the Arrow-3 interceptor missile today.

This is the first flyout test of the Arrow-3 interceptor and was conducted at an Israeli test range over the Mediterranean Sea.

At 00:52:31 EST, the Arrow-3 interceptor successfully launched and flew an exo-atmospheric trajectory through space, according to the test plan.

The Arrow-3 interceptor was designed to provide another layer of defense against ballistic missiles, to add interception opportunities to Israel’s Arrow Weapon System…

The successful test is a major milestone in the development of the Arrow-3 Weapon System and provides confidence in future Israeli capabilities…

IMOD and MDA officials conducted the flight test. The main contractor for the integration and the development of the Arrow Weapon System is MLM of the Israel Aerospace Industries in conjunction with Boeing.

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  1. rosemerry
    February 26, 2013 at 7:04 am

    The Arrow-3 interceptor was designed to provide another layer of defense against ballistic missiles, to add interception opportunities to Israel’s Arrow Weapon System…

    I hope it is effective against stones thrown by children, so that so many do not get Israel’s defensive death penalty.

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