US, Israel Begin Arrow 4 Interceptor Development

US, Israel Begin Arrow 4 Interceptor Development

On February 18, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) announced it was developing a new ballistic missile interceptor, the Arrow 4, with the United States’ Missile Defense Agency (MDA). In…

Israel Tests Multiple Missile Defense Systems

Israel Tests Multiple Missile Defense Systems

On Dec 15, Israel’s Ministry of Defense announced the completion of a major air and missile defense exercise, employing Iron Dome, David’s Sling, and Arrow weapons systems in a series…

Israel, United States Test Arrow 3 Interceptor

Israel, United States Test Arrow 3 Interceptor

On July 28, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully tested the Arrow 3 missile defense system in Alaska. In a statement, MDA said…

US Army to Purchase Iron Dome

US Army to Purchase Iron Dome

On February 6, the U.S. Army announced its plan to purchase several Israeli Iron Dome air defense systems to fulfill a short-term need for indirect fire defense. In an official…

MDA and Israel Conduct Successful Arrow 3 Test

MDA and Israel Conduct Successful Arrow 3 Test

On January 22, the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) successfully tested Israel’s Arrow 3 Weapon System in collaboration with the Israeli Air Force from…

Israel Postpones US-based Test of Arrow-3

Israel Postpones US-based Test of Arrow-3

On May 1, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced that a planned live test of its Arrow-3 BMD system in the United States had been postponed. Officials say they will work…

Israel Tests Arrow-3 Missile Defense System

Israel Tests Arrow-3 Missile Defense System

On February 19, Israel conducted a successful flight test of the Arrow-3 missile defense system. “A short while ago, the Defense Ministry and American MDA carried out a planned flight…

Israel Aborts Arrow-3 Missile Test for Second Time

Israel Aborts Arrow-3 Missile Test for Second Time

A problem in transferring data from ground systems caused the second cancellation of an Arrow-3 test in the last two months, according to Moshe Patel, director of the Israel Missile…

Target Error Causes ‘No-Test’ for Arrow 3 Interceptor

Target Error Causes ‘No-Test’ for Arrow 3 Interceptor

On December 4, a target missile’s failure to conform to safety requirements caused Israeli program officials to cancel its scheduled test of an Arrow-3 missile interceptor, declaring a ‘no-test.’ The…