Israel’s Ministry of Defense has announced that Israel Missile Defense Organization delivered the second batch of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army.
Israeli Defense Minister Gantz said: “The delivery of the Iron Dome to the U.S. Army demonstrates the close relations between the Israel MOD and the U.S. Department of Defense, the effectiveness of the system against various threats, and the excellent capabilities of Israeli industries.
Inside Defense was first to report on the acquisition plan on Jan. 9, 2019, after obtaining a memorandum that the Army’s top procurement official Bruce Jette had sent to members of Congress outlining the details.
Iron Dome is an Israeli all-weather air defense system developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems and Israel Aerospace Industries. Used mostly to protect Israeli cities from Palestinian attacks coming from
Over the weekend, the Israel Missile Defense Organization delivered the second of two Iron Dome Defense System batteries to the U.S. Army, as part of an agreement signed by the MOD and US DOD. 1/3 pic.twitter.com/QmL635wlZy
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