Did Israel's Arrow missile interception transform the Middle East? - analysis

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Did Israel's Arrow missile interception transform the Middle East? - analysis
Iron Dome has gotten most of the media coverage for the last decade, but the Arrow is the top tier of Israel's missile shield.
By YONAH JEREMY BOB

Was the region transformed on Tuesday with the interception of a missile fired by Yemen’s Houthis by Israel’s Arrow missile? On Tuesday, it was announced that the Arrow missile defense system shot down a ballistic missile for the first time, in this instance fired at Israel by Iran’s proxies in Yemen.

This was not the first time the Arrow, developed by Israel Aerospace Industries in conjunction with the Israeli and US defense establishments, shot something down. In 2017, it shot down a Syrian surface-to-air missile that missed Israeli aircraft and sailed into Israeli airspace.

more............. https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/defense-news/article-771079
 
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