WATCH: Israel Air Force Receives First Arrow 3 Missile Defense Battery

The Times of Israel reports: The Israeli Air Force received its first Arrow 3 missile defense system on Wednesday, a little over a year after its first real-world test, the Defense Ministry said.

After years of development and testing, the system is now considered operational, though it will continue to undergo checks and improvements, the ministry said.

“We’re entering a new age — the age of the Arrow 3,” Moshe Patel, the head of Israel’s missile defense program, said at the unveiling ceremony for the system.

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