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U.S Armed Service Committee Triples Missile Funding to Israel

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Sea Sparrow missile, similar to missile tested in Israeli exercises. Photo: wiki commons.

JPost – The US House of Representatives Armed Service Committee tripled President Barack Obama’s request for missile defense collaboration with Israel and sought to include the United States in Iron Dome development.

The increase in the National Defense Authorization Act from $96 million to $284 million referred from the committee in a 59-2 vote June 6 to the full House includes an additional $15 million in funding for Iron Dome, the short range anti-missile program.

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