Complete another successful experiment “magic wand”

צילום ארכיון

This is the second trial of active defense system to intermediate-range missiles. The success of the experiment is an important אבן־דרך in Israel’s operational capability to defend itself.

תאריך: 20/11/2013, 12:58    
מחבר: מערכת אתר צה”ל

The Ministry of Defense has completed today (Wednesday) a successful experiment in active defense system against medium-range missiles “magic wand”. The experiment was carried out by a wall of FA Director, along with the us agency missile defense, led by Rafael from experiments in the South of the country.

This is the second interception test of intercept “magic wand” and first test of all system components: after sending the order, the same as the MMR, and data
The Management Center, which calculated the defense program. Intercepts “magic wand” successfully launched in all phases of flight and destroy the target as planned.

Magic wand “system” was intended to provide an additional layer of defense against short-range missiles.
And medium and add interception opportunities ‘ “weapon system, thereby allowing condensation formation
Defending the State of Israel against missile and rocket attacks. In the near future will enable the system to cope more effectively with threats against the State of Israel.

Translated from Hebrew