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 Conducts Airstrikes On Damascus Targets

Israel Conducts Airstrikes On Damascus Targets

On December 25, Israeli aircraft fired missiles against an arms depot located west of Damascus. The strike was reportedly conducted from Lebanese airspace and, according to Syrian media, injured three…

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

Indian Navy to Receive Israeli Barak-8 LR-SAM

On October 30, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced that it concluded a $777 million deal with India for the Barak-8 Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LR-SAM) Air and Missile Defense (AMD) system….

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

Syrian Air Defenses Shoot Down Russian Aircraft

On September 17, a Russian Ilyushin-20 reconnaissance plane was shot down off the coast of Latakia by a Syrian S-200 air defense system, killing all 15 crew members. Russia blamed…