“Only Israel’s Iron Dome could meet US Army goal of implementing an interim missile defense capability by 2020”

I24 NEWS
US army eyes $373 million purchase of Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system
January 16, 2019

The US army has asked Congress to approve $373 million to purchase two of Israel’s successful Iron Dome missile interception batteries, the American defense website Inside Defense reported Wednesday. If approved, the sale would mark the first time Israel has sold a complete weapons system to the US, which rarely purchases weapons from foreign countries both due to their technological superiority over most countries as well as for national security reasons. According to Inside Defense, the army is seeking to acquire the two Iron Dome batteries with 12 launchers, two radar systems, two battle management systems and 240 interception missiles by 2020…READ MORE

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