A missile launch early Tuesday in the Mediterranean Sea was part of joint American-Israeli military exercises, Israel\'s defence ministry said. \"The Israeli defence ministry and the American MDA (Missile Defence Agency) Tuesday morning at 9:15 (0615 GMT) successfully launched an Ankor-type radar missile,\" it said in a statement.\"The test was launched from the Mediterranean and directed from an army base in the centre of Israel,\" it said. The statement mentioned only one missile. Moscow\'s defence ministry, as cited by Russian news agencies, said its early warning system had detected the launch of two ballistic missiles from the central part of the Mediterranean fired towards the Sea\'s eastern coastline on Tuesday morning.
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