German Government Awards Contract for Israeli Missile Defense System

The Defense Committee of the German Parliament officially approved a major deal with Israel for the purchase of Israeli Arrow-3 batteries, and Israel welcomed the move.

According to the Israeli channel “Kahn”, the deal was worth about 4 billion euros, and it is aimed at equipping the German army with “Hetz 3” batteries for anti-missile defense. The contract will be implemented within four years.

Defense Minister Yoav Gallant, the Israeli Defense Ministry and the Israeli aerospace industry welcome the German Defense Ministry’s decision and the approval of the Budget and Defense Committee in the Bundestag (German parliament) in a statement from the Israeli Defense Ministry. commit to take the necessary steps to obtain the Israeli Arrow 3 air and missile defense system.

It is reported that the delivery of the Arrow-3 air defense system is scheduled for the last quarter of 2025. In case of failure of the deal, the advance is non-refundable and will be compensation for the costs incurred by Israel.

Source: Kan + Jerusalem Post

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