US to Brisk Up Aegis Missile Defence System to Israel
Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the United States Joint Chiefs of Staff, will pay an unexpected visit to Israel this week, MIGNEWS reported.
It is expected that within the framework of the visit to the country Mullen will meet with the Israeli Chief Commander Gabi Ashkenazi, and supreme military leadership. Mullen will visit Israel within the framework of his trip to Europe. Military sources from the United States said that due to free day in Mullen's trip schedule to Europe he will pay a visit to Israel.
This visit will take place immediately after 100 Israeli fighters to carry out trainings along the Mediterranean Sea coast, which was accepted as 'training to attack on Iran'. In the case of the military conflict with Iran, the United States may brisk up the Aegis system to provide additional protection to Israel from Iranian ballistic rockets.
"I am confident that in the case of the military conflict with Iran, the last will use ballistic rockets and it would become the main threaten tool in the future," Gari Rafhed, US Commander said.Aegis system includes radar SPY-1, Standard Missile rocket, as well as armament control system. These systems are manufactured to intercept ballistic rockets.