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A superior interceptor for bigger threats

A 6min trajectory that took the Arrow-3 above the atmosphere yesterday was a success for a system that – in spite of its relatively high exposure – will be classified for years to come.The threat: long-range ballistic missiles armed with chemical warfare agents or nuclear warheads. The solution: kill them far from Israel, and very […]

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Arrow-3 intercept test soon

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is completing preparations for the first intercept test of its new, very advanced Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile.   The new missile is designed to achieve kinetic kills of long-range ballistic missiles.   The name is similar to that of the operational Arrow-2 , but sources here say that the new missile will […]

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Israeli missile defence – the upper layer gets thicker

While many countries, including the US, are struggling to deploy anti-ballistic missile systems, Israel is upgrading its operational Arrow system and it will be more capable as time passes.   The Israeli Air Force’s (IAF’s) two operational Arrow anti-ballistic missiles interceptor batteries will soon be equipped with improved missiles.   The improved missiles have a […]

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Defence layers are built while heat is increasing

When the war of words between Israel and the USA on one side and Iran on the other reaches a climax, it could become real war in minutes, so Israel is bolstering its capability to intercept ballistic missiles.Iran’s airforce is not a threat to Israel. But Tehran embarked years ago on a big effort to […]

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Arrow-3: the export market moves one step closer

Things that were almost unthinkable until very recently now look totally different.One very good example is the option to export the Israeli Arrow anti-ballistic missile system. This development is correlated in many ways both with the international situation and with the imminent fly-out test of the Arrow-3 – the most advanced version of the Israeli […]

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Arrow-3: a totally different layer of protection

Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has begun preliminary tests of its new Arrow-3 anti-ballistic missile system.   The company will not specify what tests were performed, but they are part of the preparations for a full fly-out test, which will be followed – probably next year – by an intercept test.   The name Arrow-3 is […]

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Super targets for super threats – the Israeli effort

As the threat grows, the effort to deal with it grows and so, too, does the means to test whether this effort is successful. The threat is the full current and future range of rockets and ballistic missiles developed by countries such as Iran.The threat will take a frightening twist when Iran has the capability […]

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The Iranian “space programme” – the view from Israel

The Iranian “space programme” dictates the budget Israel has to invest in its anti-ballistic missile defence system. In recent months, the Iranians have increased their spending on the programme and Israel had no choice but to follow with help from the USA. Iran is investing huge sums of money in a space programme but intelligence […]

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