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Current MDA News Releases

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March 8 INTL

United States and Israel Sign Agreement on Iron Dome Weapon System

The United States and the State of Israel concluded an agreement on March 5 to continue support of the production of the Iron Dome weapon system.

 
Jan. 3 INTL Arrow-3 Interceptor Successfully Conducts Second Flyout Test
The Israel Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA) completed a successful flight test of the Arrow-3 interceptor missile today.

[Flight Test Photos & Video]
Nov. 20 INTL U.S.-Israel David’s Sling Weapon System Intercepts Target During Integrated Flight Test
The Israel Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency completed a successful intercept test today of the David’s Sling Weapon System. This test, designated David’s Sling Test – 2 (DST-2), is the second intercept test of the Stunner interceptor for the David’s Sling Weapon System, and was conducted at a test range in southern Israel.

[Flight Test Photos & Video]
Oct. 4 Aegis

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test

The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted an operational flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a medium-range ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis BMD 4.0 Weapon System and a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missile.

[Flight Test Photos & Video]
Sept. 18 Aegis Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System Completes Successful Intercept Flight Test
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA), U.S. Pacific Command, and U.S. Navy sailors aboard the USS Lake Erie (CG 70) successfully conducted a flight test today of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) system, resulting in the intercept of a complex separating short-range ballistic missile target over the Pacific Ocean by the Aegis BMD 4.0 Weapon System and a Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB guided missile.

[Flight Test Photos & Video]