Arrow 4 air defense system missile (Israel Aerospace Industries)
World hypersonic missile race getting more aggressive and competitive day by day. Israel is one of the promising player in this game.
Israel is working to create a multi-layered missile defense shield, consisting of the Arrow project at the outer perimeter, followed by Arrow 2, 3 which stops ballistic missiles in the upper atmosphere. Lower down, the David’s Sling (also known as Magic Wand) system, is designed to stop intermediate rockets and missiles. (Popular Iron Dome is in place to intercept short-range and medium-range rockets)
Research and Development led by technicians from the Israel Aerospace Industries, together with a team from the US Department of Defense’s Missile Defense Agency. The effort is being coordinated by the Israel Missile Defense Organization. Israeli and American teams working side by side to achieve same goal.
According to Israel defense ministry Arrow-4 will be an advanced and innovative anti-missile system with enhanced capabilities. It will be the next generation of Israel’s multi-layered defence doctrine to intercept missiles in the atmosphere and space.