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Israel Successfully Tested Arrow-2 Advanced Defense System Against Ballistic Missiles

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Israel Successfully Tested Arrow-2 Advanced Defense System Against Ballistic Missiles

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On August 12th, Israel carried out a successful test of its Arrow-2 Weapons System – an advanced missile defense system against long-range ballistic attacks.

Defense Minister Benny Gantz said the successful flight test of the Arrow-2 interceptor was part of Israel’s technological effort that “ensures that we will always be one step ahead of our enemies.”

The test was conducted overnight in central Israel, jointly with the U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

The system successfully intercepted a Sparrow target missile simulating a long-range surface-to-surface missile which could one day be fired at Israel by Iran like the Shahab 3 medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM), complete with an explosive warhead, Israeli media reported.

“The target simulated what our main enemy would fire,” Head of the Israel Missile Defense Organization in the Defense Ministry, Moshe Patel said.

The test was led by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) along with the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (known as MAFAT in Hebrew) and the American Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the Israeli Air Force (IAF).

IAI Executive VP and GM of Systems, Missiles and Space Group, Boaz Levi, told reporters that “the test was just perfect, all the systems worked as anticipated.”

Arrow-2 is part of the multi-layered system Israel has developed to defend against both short- and mid-range rockets fired from Gaza and Lebanon, as well as Iran’s long-range missiles. It includes Iron Dome, David’s Sling and the Arrow-3 system — capable of defending against threats from outside the atmosphere.

In 2019, the US and Israel jointly tested the Arrow-3 in Alaska.

The system was developed by Israel Aerospace Industries and U.S. aviation giant Boeing and became operational in January 2017. The Arrow-2 has been in use even longer and has been deployed in recent years to counter alleged Syrian missiles.

Israel’s multi-layered aerial defense systems were designed to cope with a future war in which it is assumed Israel will be targeted with massive missile fire toward all parts of the country.

Moshe Patel said Iran was the most natural threat but that Arrow could also cope with attacks from Iraq, Syria and elsewhere.

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Sounds like usual propaganda as the Zionist regime is running scared of Hezbollah.

AJ

Paid for by US taxpayer.

Decatur Guy

I suspect that’s the point of Space-X.
Musk is the front-man for the transfer of stolen US IP to Isn’trael.
JMHO.

Антон С

Compare with A-235 “Nudole” – like a bullet. Video was taken few days before. This is also anti-missile system. So I’m not impressed by “Arrow-2”, though night shots looks more cinematographic.

https://youtu.be/Z3jW_AGsNvo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBGvD5kanW0

alejandro casalegno

In test ALL weapons are good………very good, the M-16 was superb in the tests…….only the combat will tell the true!!!!

Raptar Driver

The early models had some problems it was a an advanced design.
Current models; I have an AR 10 rifle; they are flawless, reliable and powerful.

Potato Man

One thing tho, when was a “weapon” was tested and wasn’t “Successful” ?
That being said, you have to take a lot of salt coming from Zion state…..Iron dome was good joke.
Unit cost: $50 million per battery $40,000 per missile….which can’t hit Gaza homemade rockets which cost little to nothing and they can still hit Zion state.
This is 2019 BTW:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_n_L1z-XJg

Potato Man

“These systems have been in place for decades. This is just an upgrade of an old version of these systems. Like all the existent ones until this day, they all can be easily overwhelmed and trick by missile decoys. These systems can only intercept a handful of ballistic missiles at a time, but not and never an overwhelming number. On the other token, I’m shocked to hear that the US contribute to the Israel defenses when the US Government does not even want to spend a much less amount in helping its citizens overcome the Covid-19 economic crisis. Hello Americans where are you to hold your government accountable.”
(FACT65) <— a guy from RT

yeah and US paid for it btw, it is just an upgraded one nothing "new", I mean it was tested before you have to really fuk up a system you tested before.

Антон С

It is about “Iron dome”. “Arrow-2 (“Hetz”) is different system.

Антон С

Now I see it’s fair for both systems, thanks.

Potato Man

Why did you commented on this one? If you are talking about my first comment.
1. Yes, I was talking about Iron dome buddy and how bad it was and what I was trying to point out was, Yes it was tested “Successfully” but did it really work that well??
Including the cost of it?? If we go with history of Zion state, those system are all shit.
Why US don’t buy them? Iron dome is the stupid and costly as fuk.

2. That being said read the blog I linked you which is about Arrow 2.
3. Please read and think then comment.

Антон С

“I’m shocked to hear that the US contribute to the Israel defenses”
Sounds like a theme about “Iron dome”, which was bought by Pentagon.

“yeah and US paid for it”
As it was done with “Iron dome”.

<>

A clear messgae for Iran – do not test our capabilities in an all out war.

<>

A clear message to Iran – do not test our capabilities in an all out war.

Raptar Driver

Again Zion it’s not your capabilities, it’s our capabilities that we give to you for free.

<>

lol, Israel developed most of it don’t fool yourself.

Raptar Driver

Well that’s great news, so now you don’t need the multiple billions of dollars and military aid we give you every year yes?

<>

No we don’t need your money, stop crying about it all the time. Take it from Egypt too, just so it would be fair. Deal?

Raptar Driver

Super, now tell your puppets in congress to stop taking the money for Israel. We can use this money to rebuild our roads or schools or factories get people working. Your country should pay reparation for all the years and billions of our wealth we transfer to you Until then, yeah fight your own wars.

<>

Take your fucking money man, why are you still crying about it? give it to the niggers so they can burn more of your cities. Don’t act like everything in your country is our fault, and I don’t tell the Congress what to do. With or without your money we will still be here, thanks to people like me you can’t buy and will fight to death to protect our country. Also, we do fight our own wars, when was the last time an American soldier has died for Israel in a war we participated? name me one.

Raptar Driver

Of course not everything in our country is not the fault of jews I’m not 1 of those. But you do have a strong Jewish lobby and you do get your way even to the point of not being able to be criticized. As far as the jungle bunnies having my money and burning down my city, well if they come near me they’re gonna have a serious fire fight on their hands and they’re not gonna win.
I left the city 20 years ago I live in the peaceful country side where there are just normal people.

alejandro casalegno

Pussy-Zion. Hezbollah is testing for 40 years……………..and counting.

Ray " Uncle Sam"

Right on time after the nuked Beirut!
At 1:12 the planes dive in, you hear them buzz close by, terrifying those taking the video.
At 1:53 one of them pulls up after releasing the weapon and turns off into the cloud.
https://twitter.com/i/status/1293588212380819457
Turn on the volume and listen to the sound of the war mashine” Fighter jets” And Bombs!

zman

I, like many, am anxiously awaiting a real test. Hopefully Hezbollah will supply the targets. May they be as successful against them as Iron Dome is against katyushas.

<>

Why? do you want us to burn Lebanon to the ground? don’t you care about Lebanese lives? typical SF idiot.

Free man

These guys don’t care about human life, for them it’s all a computer game.

<>

Yup, sadly.

Potato Man

I really do image you as fuking stupid kid from 90s bud. Go fuk yourself, fuking boomers.
“FoR tHeM It’S aLl A cOmPuTeR gAme” who in the fuk says that. You know what nvm *Free ape.

Raptar Driver

In this case I would assume that A successful test means it didn’t blow up on the launchpad?

cechas vodobenikov

maybe superior to iron dome…this can only be verified if Hizbollah destroys Israeli cities and they intercept a few missiles from Gaza

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