Israel carries out Arrow missile interceptor test-official

JERUSALEM Mon Feb 25, 2013 1:37am EST

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JERUSALEM Feb 25 (Reuters) - Israel carried out a successful test of its upgraded Arrow missile interceptor on Monday, an Israeli official said.

The U.S.-backed Arrow missile is designed to shoot down incoming ballistic missiles at altitudes high enough to allow for any non-conventional warheads to disintegrate safely. (Reporting by Dan Williams; editing by Crispian Balmer)

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