Breaking: Israel and US Successfully Carry Out Long Range Missile Interceptor Tests Above the Atmosphere (VIDEO)
The US and Israel successfully carried out a long range missile interceptor tests above the atmosphere in Alaska.
This was the first time the weapons system intercepted a missile simulating a ballistic one. The Israeli Defense Ministry said the weapons system successfully demonstrated hit-to-kill interception.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tweeted about the successful tests on Sunday.
During three recent tests in Alaska, the Arrow 3 intercepted ballistic missiles beyond the atmosphere at unprecedented altitudes and speeds. Perfect execution! I would like to express my deep and strong appreciation to the United States for advancing our joint security. 🇮🇱🇺🇸 pic.twitter.com/HTFnYFXGIs
— Benjamin Netanyahu (@netanyahu) July 28, 2019
The US and Israel carried out three independent tests of the system.
PM & DM Netanyahu made the following the remarks (English captions available):
In recent weeks we have carried out three pioneering secret experiments of the Arrow 3 missile. These experiments were held in the US, in Alaska, in full cooperation with our great ally the US. pic.twitter.com/u49hYMuSVC
— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) July 28, 2019