Israel cancels second missile defense test in a month

December 10, 2019

Valliant News:

JERUSALEM (AP) – has called off a test of an advanced missile defense system, citing a communications malfunction.

The Defense Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that the cancellation of the Arrow-3 trial “has no impact” on already operational Arrow-2 and Arrow-3 missile defense systems. The ministry canceled a similar trial in December.

Moshe Patel, head of ’s missile defense arm, said that had “an Iranian missile” been launched at , the Arrow-3 system would have still been used to intercept it.

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