Monday, February 12, 2007

Arrow Missile Test Successful

Bli ayin hara, the fifteenth successful test of the Arrow (Chetz) ballistic missile protection system was carried out yesterday (Sunday) at night. It was the first test at night.
Israel conducted yesterday the 15th test of the IAI/Arrow Missile System, intercepting a ballistic missile target missile with an Arrow-2 missile. The test took place at 9:18 p.m., the first time such test is conducted at night time. This intercept was designed to demonstrate the Arrow's capability and defeat threats farther and higher than before, hinting at its capabilities to defeat potential nuclear threats. It also tested the system's ability to operate as a network of interceptors units and sensors located at multiple and dispersed locations, contributing to the system's efficiency, probability of kill and survivability.


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