US House to debate bill to purchase 2 Iron Dome anti-missile batteries

June 12, 2019

The Times of Israel:

US military seeks to install Israeli-developed defense system to protect its troops against potential Russian and Chinese cruise missile threats.

A US lawmaker has submitted a House bill to purchase two Israeli-developed Iron Dome batteries and deploy them to protect American soldiers.

The proposal lodged by Democratic Rep. Mikie Sherrill (New Jersey) on Monday came four months after the Israeli Defense Ministry and US Department of Defense confirmed the upcoming purchase.

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