The unarmed reconnaissance drone flew 10 km inside Israel before being intercepted.
“The IDF is prepared for several scenarios and ready to defend the citizens of the State of Israel and its sovereignty,” the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said.
Israel's Ministry of Defense said the delay followed consultations in Washington.
In December an Arrow 3 missile test was called off over safety concerns.
Thousands of rounds for 5.56mm assault rifles go missing from on-base armory despite new directive aimed at thwarting base robberies.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems says the missile is designed for use against new modern targets with a low signature and time-sensitive characteristics.
The missile reportedly intercepted an unmanned aerial vehicle that penetrated into Israeli airspace from Syria.
The unmanned Protector surface vehicle, developed by Rafael System, is used to protect the country's coast.
Herzog calls for committee to be formed to investigate "Netanyahu's decision making process when it comes to national security."
"The ability of the enemy to include Jerusalem as a target has already happened; Now, we have to ask what we do if it happens again."