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IDF Makes use of ’Arrow 3’ to Deliver Down Houthi Missile from Yemen; Joint U.S.-Israel Undertaking

Israel efficiently used its “Arrow 3” anti-missile missile on Thursday to intercept a surface-to-surface missile fired by Iran-backed Houthi terrorists from Yemen towards the Pink Sea port metropolis of Eilat.

The Arrow 3 was collectively developed with the USA, and Thursday marked its first profitable use in energetic fight.

The Occasions of Israel reported:

For the primary time ever, Israel’s most superior air protection system, the Arrow 3, made a profitable interception of a missile heading for the nation’s southernmost metropolis of Eilat, the IDF and the Protection Ministry announce.

The surface-to-surface missile, apparently launched from Yemen, was intercepted by an Arrow 3 missile over the Pink Sea.

It marks the primary time an Arrow 3 missile has been launched in an operational incident, and the first-ever interception.

The Arrow 3 intercepts ballistic missiles whereas they’re nonetheless in area, and earlier than they reenter the ambiance.

Earlier, the Occasions famous, the Houthis claimed to have launched a number of assaults towards Israel. Israel’s Military Radio reported {that a} drone had landed with out warning at an Israeli faculty, the place a “miracle” came about: the youngsters had been attending a category within the faculty’s bomb shelter on the time and there have been no accidents. Israel used a Patriot missile to take out one other suspicious airborne object.

Individually, the Israel Protection Forces (IDF) issued an announcement touting the power of its absolutely deployed air protection techniques, the “Aerial Protection Array.” It famous “For the primary time, all of the aerial protection techniques are working concurrently — Iron Dome, David’s Sling, MIM-104 Patriot and Arrow. All of those present safety in each layer of aerial protection and allow optimum safety of the Israeli residence entrance.”

The IDF added that Palestinian and Lebanese terrorists had fired about 9,500 rockets at Israel because the Hamas terror assault of October 7 launched the conflict. Of those, 12% of the overall had landed within the Gaza Strip itself, and about 900 — practically 10% — had been launched “from civilian websites equivalent to: mosques, colleges, hospitals and cultural facilities.”

Joel B. Pollak is Senior Editor-at-Massive at Breitbart Information and the host of Breitbart Information Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot on Sunday evenings from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET (4 p.m. to 7 p.m. PT). He’s the creator of the brand new biography, Rhoda: ‘Comrade Kadalie, You Are Out of Order’. He’s additionally the creator of the current e-book, Neither Free nor Honest: The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. He’s a winner of the 2018 Robert Novak Journalism Alumni Fellowship. Observe him on Twitter at @joelpollak.

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