Israel successfully tests Arrow-2 ballistic missile interceptor
“The Arrow-2 interceptor successfully performed its planned trajectory and destroyed the target,” the Pentagon agency said in a statement. During the test on Wednesday, the Arrow intercepted an Israeli Sparrow-class medium-range target missile. The test was conducted at a test range in central Israel and over the Mediterranean Sea.
The Arrow-2 and a newer generation system, Arrow-3, serve as the top tier of an integrated Israeli shield built up with US backing to withstand various potential missile salvos.