Skip to comments.Israel Successfully Tests Arrow Missile Defense System
Posted on 02/10/2012 4:17:07 AM PST by edpc
In the face of Iran's continued pursuit of a nuclear weapon, Israel tested the Arrow missile defense system on Friday in what officials said was a successful demonstration of the country's ability to defend itself in a future war.
At 11 a.m., an F-15 Israel Air Force (IAF) fighter jet launched a Blue Sparrow, a missile developed by Raphael to impersonate long-range Iranian ballistic missiles.
The Arrow's radar and detection system, developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) detected the incoming "enemy" missile and tracked it together with the US X-Band radar deployed in the Negev dessert.
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We know Israel has 'red lines' for Iran's nuclear program. You have to wonder if implementation of these systems is one for the mad mullahs if Iran.
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