Israel and the U.S. conduct war games

Friday, March 11, 2005 |    

Israeli and US forces have begun a joint missile defense exercise here in Israel that will last for several weeks. They are deploying two anti-missile systems--the Israeli-made Arrow and the US-made Patriot. The hi-tech systems fire missiles that are able to intercept incoming missiles at high altitudes. The biggest threat comes from Iran. Israel fears that in the near future, Iran's long range missiles could be fitted with nuclear warheads.

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