Illustration of Israeli Arrow 3 defense system Photo YouTube screenshot defenseupdate channel LOGOIsrael has not been idle while Iran has stockpiled weapons grade plutonium and upgraded its arsenal of high-tech rockets. This week, the IAF took delivery of a system designed to intercept intercontinental missiles outside the earth's atmosphere. Dubbed "Arrow 3," this is how it works.

YU 74 montage Photo credits on photo bIT LOOKS LIKE A UFO. In fact, it is a supersonic intercontinental delivery system carrying nuclear missiles that, on their own, travel many times the speed of sound. Both the delivery system and its missiles are so fast, and maneuverable, the best defense systems in the world cannot intercept them. With warheads that "could wipe out an area the size of France," only Russia has these weapons.

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