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…

Israel Conducts Experimental Missile Test

On May 29, Israel test-fired an undisclosed “experimental” rocket propulsion system. The rocket was launched from a military base in central Israel and its flight was captured in pictures and…

Israel’s Arrow Intercepts Syrian SAM

Israel’s Arrow Intercepts Syrian SAM

According to media reports, Israeli missile defense forces intercepted a Syrian surface-to-air missile (SAM) fired at a flight of Israeli fighter jets.  If true, the intercept would mark the operational…