Israeli missile ships arrived in the United States held a joint missile defense exercises to prepare
data for: the Israeli Arrow-2 long-range air defense missile
BEIJING, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) U.S. Navy missile ships arrived in Israel for next month’s US joint missile defense exercises to prepare for.
“Central News Agency” reports, Israeli-made “Arrows missile defense system” will participate in code-named “Juniper Cobra,” the U.S. missile defense in joint military exercises. US-made missile defense system in drill include “third-generation Patriot missile,” “Aegis air defense missile system”, and “Theater High Altitude Defense System.”
Israeli defense officials said that since 2001, the United States that is held every two years to Juniper Cobra exercise, the largest in the previous year, the most exercise, although in the next month, but for improve the basic exercises to prepare to participate in the exercise arrived in Israel ahead of U.S. missile ships.
last October, the outgoing U.S. President George W. Bush before Israel agreed to the X-band deployment of advanced air defense radar. But Israel also look forward to the U.S. deployment in the Mediterranean and the Red Sea with the Aegis missile interceptor missile capability ships.
the Iranian state-run English “News TV” reported that the U.S. and Israel in preparation for the recent joint military exercises to simulate how the response from Iran, Syria, Lebanon and the Gaza missile attack threat.
Israeli “Haaretz” reported that U.S. President Barack Obama visualization exercises also promote the new missile defense program part. In the new missile defense program, the U.S. Department of Defense initiative to deploy a missile interception capabilities of the ships, replacing the original countries in Eastern Europe missile defense system program.