U.S. Deploys Aegis Missile-Detecting Radar Ship Off Israel

(Middle East Newsline)- The U.S. has deployed an Aegis-class missile defense system along the Israeli coast in the eastern Mediterranean. Israeli officials said the Aegis-class cruiser contains the Spy-1 multi-function phased array radar system that can detect missile launches in Iraq. They said the cruiser has been linked to the Israeli-U.S. missile defense system and can interface with Arrow-2 and PAC-2 batteries.

2003-04-04 00:00:00

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