WASHINGTON — A leading U.S. industry group has touted Israel’s Iron Dome missile and rocket defense system. The Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance countered assertions by U.S. scientists that Iron Dome failed in the 50-day war against Hamas. The Washington-based group […]
September 19, 2014: Turkey has ordered another 145 American AIM-120C-7 AMRAAM air-to-air missiles along with support equipment in a deal worth $320 million. This order is expected to arrive more quickly than the previous one, which was caught up in […]
An Arrow missile launches in central Israel, south of Tel Aviv. A recent intercept test of the Arrow 2 missed its mark. (Israel Aerospace Industries/AFP) TEL AVIV — Israel has determined that a Sept. 9 intercept test of the joint […]
Officials collecting data to see how latest version of air defense system will operate against threats.
The results of an anti-missile system test are clear immediately: either it intercepts its target or it does not. The average person’s logic would hold that it would not be terrible to see an experiment fail. Even if the experiment […]
Subs provide response to Iran nuclear threat but could also boost confidence in making concessions for peace A few days ago the submarine INS Tanin (Crocodile) began its 8,000-kilometer voyage from the German North Sea port of Kiel, where it […]
Test launch of interceptor missile, conducted in partnership with the U.S., was postponed by fighting in Gaza. An Arrow missile is launched during a test from an undisclosed location in Israel April 7, 2009. Photo by Reuters Israeli and U.S. […]
BEIRUT: Israel’s Iron Dome Defense System would not be able to cope with Hezbollah’s precision rockets in any future war, an officer in the Israeli army has said, while warning that the next conflict with the resistance group would be “very violent.”
TEL AVIV — Israel is planning to counter an electro-magnetic pulse attack.
The Polish navy is evaluating the Israeli developed Barak-8 missile for the protection of its new navy ships. With a top speed of Mach 2 and a maximum operational range of 38nm (70km), the Barak-8 is 4.5m (14.8ft) long and […]