Israeli Arrow 3 Missile Passes Interception Test, Hits Target in Space
Israel’s upgraded Arrow ballistic missile shield passed a full interception test on Thursday, hitting a target in space meant to simulate the trajectory of the long-range weapons held by Iran, Syria and Hezbollah, the Defense Ministry said.
The success was a boost for “Arrow 3,” among Israeli missile defense systems that get extensive US funding. Its first attempt at a full trial, held a year ago, was aborted due to what designers said was a faulty deployment of the target.
Read full story at Reuters.