Combat debut of Arrow ABM

Israel has fired its indigenous Arrow anti-ballistic missile in combat for the first time. The system was used to bring down a Syrian surface-to-air missile that was targeting Israeli warplanes.

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By United States Missile Defense Agency (US Missile Defense Agency Arrow gallery Image link) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Israeli government admitted that its combat aircraft carried out air strikes in the early hours of Mar. 17.

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