Israel Tests Ground-launched I-Derby ER Missile

Israel Tests Ground-launched I-Derby ER Missile

On February 26, Israel completed development of a ground-launched variant of the I-Derby ER air-to-air missile. In a press release, Israeli contractor Rafael stated it conducted a series of flight…

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…

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,…

Israel, US Test-Fire Arrow 2 Interceptor

Israel, US Test-Fire Arrow 2 Interceptor

On August 12, the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) conducted a joint test of the Arrow missile defense system. Designated Arrow Weapon System Test-18a…

Israel Test Fires Two LORA Missiles

Israel Test Fires Two LORA Missiles

On June 2, Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) announced it had test fired two LORA (Long-Range Artillery) missiles. The launches took place from a ship in the Mediterranean Sea, with the…

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,…