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May 31, 2014 10:44 pm

Israel to Purchase Iron Dome Parts From U.S. Contractors

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A view of an Iron Dome anti-missile battery near the Northern Israeli town of Haifa. Photo: Avishag Shaar Yashuv/Flash90.

Ynet – Israel will purchase parts and components for its Iron Dome missile defense system from American contractors, returning more than half of the funds provided for it by the Pentagon to the US economy.

“Under this agreement, the United States focus shifts toward maximizing economic activity in the United States while ensuring that Israel’s security needs are met,” an April 2 report by the US Missile Defense Agency to Congress, obtained by Bloomberg, said.

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