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July 6, 2016 10:01 am

Israel, US Successfully Test Integration of Missile Defense Systems

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Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system intercepting a Hamas rocket. The US, and Israel tested the integration of their missile defense systems. Photo: Wikipedia.

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system intercepting a Hamas rocket. The US, and Israel tested the integration of their missile defense systems. Photo: Wikipedia.

JNS.org – The Israeli Missile Defense Organization in partnership with the United States Missile Defense Agency and United States European Command have successfully conducted a ground test that validated the integration of Israeli and U.S. missile defense systems, Israel’s Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday.

The “Integrated Ground Test 2016 (IGT-16),” which lasted five days and ended on June 22, was meant to determine the efficiency of different weapons systems operating together for the defense of Israel.

“During the test, scenarios consisted of multiple missile and rocket attacks were simulated against Israel with both United States and Israel successfully employing, engaging and destroying the simulated incoming threats. The test demonstrated the United States’ commitment for the protection of Israel as well as the interoperability between the United States and Israeli integrated defense system architecture,” the statement read.

The systems tested included the Israeli weapon system using Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 interceptors and David’s Sling Weapon System integrating with the United States Command and Control elements, Aegis ships, Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) and Patriot missile defense systems.

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  • Jonah

    If any of those regimes collapse the threat to Israrl would increase exponentially. Why are we arming them?…. Because of obamas Iranian deal. Obama is light years ahead of our congress and has orchestrated these threats to Israel and has done it single handedly with the help of his assistants Kerry and the clintons. Now I will clue you in on his next action…if Trump starts going up in the poles Obama will initiate a war with Russia. He must at all costs stay in office to Finnish the job…that would be the total destruction of Israel. Nothing in obsmas world or his religion can continue with Israel as a going concern…the Jews and their covenant with God threatens his very existance.

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