Successful flyout for the Arrow Weapon System
Mar 26, 2007
The following is an announcement issued by the Israel Ministry of Defense:
The Arrow Program performed today (26/03/2007) a “fly out test” of an arrow interceptor with improved capabilities.
The test, the 16th for the interceptor is part of Arrow System Improvement Program , ASIP, which is being carried out jointly by Israel and the United States.
The test objectives were to collect flight test engineering data.
The interceptor was co–produced by IAI-MLM and BOEING. All interceptor’s components performed successfully according to the design and met all expectations.
All the required data has been gathered from this test and will carefully be analyzed by the engineers.
The Arrow program is managed by the Israeli Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) in close cooperation with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA).
Israel Aerospace Industries/MLM Division is the prime contractor of the Arrow Weapon System.
The test's success is an important step in the system technological capability to deal with future incoming ballistic missile threats.
For further information, please contact:
Deputy Corporate Vice President for Communications
Tel: 972 (3) 935-8509
Fax: 972 (3) 935-8512
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