Israel and the United States held a July 22 joint test of Arrow 2 missile defense, which took place on the coast of the U.S. state of California. As Reuters reports, citing sources in the Pentagon, launch rocket interceptor was not implemented, because before that were not fulfilled all the prerequisites.
According to the agency, the trial involved three U.S. missile interceptors, as well as a modern system of the Israeli Arrow 2. At the Pentagon reported that it had successfully tracked dropped from aircraft and military transport aircraft, C-17 conditional goal, as well as the exchange of data in real time with the U.S. missile defense sites.
Nevertheless, according to the U.S. military, to run the Arrow interceptor missile, were not implemented all the conditions and therefore it was not running. " Other purposes has been achieved. Currently, according to an interlocutor agencies, military analyze test results.
Recall that, as reported earlier, Israeli media, the joint tests missile interceptor Arrow had to act against the goals, located at a distance of more than 1000 kilometers. This is significantly higher than previous tests in the Mediterranean region, where there is no way to conduct such launches.
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