Israel Tests Arrow 3 Missile Interceptor Propulsion

The Israeli military has finished a trial of the rocket system for its new Arrow 3 ballistic missile interceptor,  Army Technology reported last week (see GSN, Jan. 30).

A mock-up of the next-generation interceptor was fired in testing that also examined the military's monitoring technologies. A more advanced version of the Arrow 2 interceptor, the Arrow 3 features hit-to-kill technology and is intended to destroy long-range missiles at heights in excess of 62 miles and missiles tipped with WMD warheads.

The Arrow 3 is a joint U.S.-Israeli project (see related GSN story, today). Initial trials were carried out in 2011 by Israel Aerospace Industries. Work on the antimissile technology is projected to last until 2014 (Army Technology, Jan. 25).

February 1, 2012
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The Israeli military has finished a trial of the rocket system for its new Arrow 3 ballistic missile interceptor,  Army Technology reported last week.

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