Germany looks to buy Israeli or U.S. missile defense system

July 1, 2022


Berlin is considering buying a missile defence system from Israel or the United States to defend against threats including Russian Iskander missiles in Kaliningrad, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported on Saturday.

The Iskander missiles can reach almost all of western Europe and there is no missile shield in place to protect against this threat, Germany’s chief of defence Eberhard Zorn told Welt am Sonntag in an interview published on Saturday.

He did not specify the names of the systems but was most likely referring to Arrow 3 from Israel and the U.S. system, THAAD.

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