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  • House increases funding for Israel’s missile defense

    3 weeks ago

    The U.S. House of Representatives increased funding for Israel’s missile defense systems.

    Included in the House’s Defense Appropriations Bill approved last week is $351 million for the Iron Dome anti-missile system, which is $175 million more than was requested in President...

  • Is Obama increasing or slashing funding for Israeli missile defense?

    March 17, 2014 | 10:35 am

    Has the Obama administration vastly increased its funding for Israel’s missile defense, or has it slashed it?

    A number of recent news stories, statements from Republicans and a query from the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations are saying that the...

  • House committee triples missile funding, seeks role in Iron Dome

    June 13, 2013 | 8:40 am

    The U.S. House of Representatives Armed Service Committee tripled President 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...

  • Israel calls test of Arrow 3 missile defense system successful

    February 25, 2013 | 10:26 am

    Israel said it conducted a successful live test of the Arrow 3 interceptor missile defense system.

    The first flight test of the Arrow 3 was conducted Monday at an Israeli test range over the Mediterranean Sea by Israel's Missile Defense Organization and the U.S. Missile Defense...

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  • Iron Dome intercepts more rockets over Tel Aviv, as Netanyahu says IDF prepared to expand operation

    November 18, 2012 | 8:42 am

    The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted one of two missiles fired at the Tel Aviv area.

    The missiles fired on Sunday morning, the fifth day of what the Israeli military has dubbed Operation Pillar of Defense, mark at least four missiles fired from Gaza at one of Israel's...

  • Lawmakers see U.S. rights to Iron Dome

    April 27, 2012 | 2:10 pm

    Advisory language attached to a bill that would fund an expansion of Israel’s Iron Dome anti-missile system seeks U.S. proprietary rights.

    The Strategic Forces subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives this week approved $680 million in funding for the short-range...

  • Record amount approved for U.S.-Israel missile defense program

    June 2, 2011 | 9:58 am

    The House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee awarded the highest-ever level of funding to the joint U.S.-Israel missile defense program Wednesday.

    The subcommittee appropriated $235.7 million in funding for the coming year.

    In a statement, committee member Rep. Steve Rothman...