The air-to-surface missile can be fired from a significant standoff range, reducing exposure of the aircraft.
The medium range surface-to-air missiles will protect India from enemy aircrafts.
Years from now, it will also likely be looked at as one of the most significant decisions Avigdor Liberman will have made as Israel’s defense minister.
Israel to boost missile defense spending by NIS 30 billion over next 10 years
“In the past we had to do a lot of explaining to various bodies for our actions but it’s not like that anymore.”
The ELL-8270 is a cheap, effective, "decoy" designed to protect aircraft from surface-to-air missiles.
Third times a charm! Flight trial carried out after two prior were called off due to discovered flaws
The sudden feeling of fear and helplessness is familiar to Israelis who live within rocket-range of Hamas terrorists in Gaza or Hezbollah Islamists in South Lebanon.
Rumors that the deal with Rafael to buy 8,000 Spike missiles was cancelled first surfaced in November.
The Arrow 3 is considered one of the world's best interceptors due to its breakthrough technological capabilities.