Israel has determined that a Sept. 9 intercept test of the joint US-Israel Arrow-2 missile missed its target.

Nearly a week of analysis from last Tuesday’s test concluded that the Arrow-2 successfully acquired and tracked its target, yet failed to destroy it in the “end game.”

Experts here blamed the miss on software issues that are easily corrected. They consistently described the Arrow interceptor as performing well, particularly in its ability to discriminate real from what appears to be false targets. […]