in

Boeing Helping Build Israel Missile Defense Interceptors; Jim Chilton Comments

Boeing Helping Build Israel Missile Defense Interceptors; Jim Chilton Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
https://executivebiz-media.s3.amazonaws.com/2022/08/19/30/9f/c3/a0/b7/6f/d4/64/Executive-Biz.png
Jim Chilton
Jim Chilton

Boeing and Israel Aerospace Industries have developed a new interceptor missile intending to help update Israel’s national ballistic missile defense system.

Along with helping build the Arrow 3 missile, Boeing provides several interceptor components for the in-service Arrow 2 with IAI acting as prime contractor for the Arrow program, Boeing said Monday.

IAI is responsible for system integration and final interceptor assembly.

The Israel Ministry of Defense and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency tested the Arrow 3 interceptor Monday over the Mediterranean Sea for its first flight test.

Jim Chilton, Boeing vice president and general manager of strategic missile and defense systems, said the company has worked with IAI for nearly a decade on the Arrow program and other international missile defense initiatives.

Arrow missiles are intended to defend against threats outside the Earth’s atmosphere, Boeing says.

 

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about C4ISR News

mm

Written by Ross Wilkers

Executive Spotlight: Clay Hale, Siemens Government Technologies CFO, on Energy Efficiency and Healthcare - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Executive Spotlight: Clay Hale, Siemens Government Technologies CFO, on Energy Efficiency and Healthcare
VMware, Ospero Team For New Cloud Foundry Platform; Jason Currill Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
VMware, Ospero Team For New Cloud Foundry Platform; Jason Currill Comments