Management of «Homa» of the Israeli Ministry of defense and the missile defense Agency of the USA announced the successful completion of the final series of tests of missile defense system mid-range «Magic wand».
System, also known as the «Sling of David», should become a middle-tier Israeli missile defense system.
Its developers are the American Corporation Raytheon and Israeli company «Rafael».
Final testing was carried out in the area of Sidma in the South. First the battery should be transferred to the air force of the IDF through four months, and officially embark on the service in the course of the year.
The system is designed to intercept missiles at a distance of 40-70 kilometers, acting on the echelon of defenses, consisting of missile defense systems «Iron dome» (7-40 kilometers) and echelons missiles «Hetz-2» and «Hetz-3», intended to intercept ballistic missiles.