Monday, June 26, in the office of President Reuven Riblah was awarded the Israel Prize in the field of security. This year it was awarded to the creators of the system to intercept ballistic missiles «Arrow-3».
The ceremony was attended by Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, defense Minister Avigdor Liberman, IDF chief of staff Gadi Gadi eizenkot, the General Director of the Ministry of defense UDI Adam.
The system «Arrow-3», developed under the leadership of the chief of a subcontractor of the Department «home» Department of defense research and development under defense concern «TAAS Averit», is a key element in layered defense system of the state of Israel, whose task is to protect against ballistic missiles.
The system is considered to be one of the best in the world due to its high accuracy and increased range.
The air force of the IDF system «Arrow-3» was transferred, on 18 January.