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…

US Activates Iron Dome Air Defense System

US Activates Iron Dome Air Defense System

On November 13, the U.S. Army announced it had activated two units to evaluate the Iron Dome system for an interim cruise missile defense capability. According to an Army statement,…

US Army Suspends Iron Dome Adoption

US Army Suspends Iron Dome Adoption

On March 7, the U.S. Army scrapped plans to purchase two additional batteries of the Israeli-built Iron Dome missile defense system by 2023. In earlier remarks, Army officials cited the…

Israel Tests Upgraded Iron Dome

Israel Tests Upgraded Iron Dome

On January 12, the Israeli Defense Ministry announced it had successfully tested an “upgraded  and improved version” of the Iron Dome missile defense system. According to Israel’s Missile Defense Organization,…

US Army Finalizes Iron Dome Contract

US Army Finalizes Iron Dome Contract

Speaking at the Space and Missile Defense Conference in Huntsville, Alabama, U.S. Army procurement official Daryl Youngman confirmed the purchase of two Iron Dome systems to fulfill its interim rocket…

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…

IDF Deploys Additional Iron Dome Defenses

IDF Deploys Additional Iron Dome Defenses

The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) has deployed more Iron Dome defense systems in central and southern Israel, according to an IDF announcement on June 15. The deployment follows significant clashes between…