i24 News — Israel’s Ministry of Defense on Monday released footage of the first ‘Arrow’ defense system interception.
The system was used operationally for the first time in the Sword of Iron war on Oct. 31, after the Iran-backed Houthi government in Yemen sent a rocket projectile over the Red Sea region.
WATCH: The Israeli Ministry of Defense has revealed footage showing the operational launch of an ‘Arrow’ interception during Swords of Iron War
— Ministry of Defense Spokesperson’s Office pic.twitter.com/InEoTi6L9h
— i24NEWS English (@i24NEWS_EN) November 13, 2023
According to the Ministry of Defense spokesperson’s statement, “the Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) in the Ministry of Defense’s Directorate of Defense R&D (DDR&D) captured the operational launch in southern Israel. The Israeli Air Force’s Air and Missile Defense Array executed the launch and intercepted the designated target.”
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