Defense Ministry to test new weapons system

Israel’s Defense Ministry conducted a missile test from the Palmachim air base early Thursday morning.
“In the framework of the Homa [missile defense] directorate, a planned test launch was conducted this morning,” the Defense Ministry said in a statement, without elaborating on what type of missile was launched.
The Defense Ministry conducts regular missile tests from the Palmachim air base near the city of Rishon Letzion south of Tel Aviv.