First successful intercept for Arrow-3

The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) of the Directorate of Defense Research and Development (DDR&D) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) successfully carried out the first intercept for the Arrow-3 interceptor on Dec. 10.

Arrow-3 Feb-25-2013 (3)
By United States Missile Defense Agency [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The interceptor was fired from Palmachim Beach and destroyed the Sparrow target outside Earth’s atmosphere.

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