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MDA, Israel Missile Defense Agency Wraps Up Target Test for Arrow-3 Interceptor

StockMissileLaunchMDAIsrael’s national missile defense organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency have completed their first target engagement test for the Arrow-3 interceptor.

The Arrow-3 interceptor launched after the battle management control system analyzed data of a ballistic missile target during the test, MDA said Thursday.

Israel’s air force and the Israeli Aerospace Industries led the engagement at a test range in the country.

IAI’s MLM and Elta are responsible for Arrow-3’s integration and development, Boeing for the Arrow 3 production and Elbit for the battle management control development.

Arrow-3 is designed as an addition to Israel’s multiple layers of defenses such as the Iron Dome, David’s Sling and Arrow-2.

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