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Israel to boost missile defense spending by NIS 30 billion over next 10 years
“In the past we had to do a lot of explaining to various bodies for our actions but it’s not like that anymore.”
Problem discovered when upgraded version missed target.
Rumors that the deal with Rafael to buy 8,000 Spike missiles was cancelled first surfaced in November.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
The Arrow 3 is considered one of the world's best interceptors due to its breakthrough technological capabilities.
Gaza-tested missile defense system to go toe-to-toe with competitors for US defense contract.
Israel's air defense includes the Iron Dome, Arrow, and David's Sling missile defense systems.
Worries over 'slippery slope' in congressional use of Budget Control Act loophole.
By MICHAEL WILNER
The deal with US defense contractor Raytheon, which would see Poland buy eight Patriot missile defense systems, is expected to be finalized in November of this year.
Rafael Advanced Defense Systems says the missile is designed for use against new modern targets with a low signature and time-sensitive characteristics.
Military and industry partners see win-win situation for both Israel and India.
Navy to receive total of 11 systems as part of ongoing upgrades to fleet.
Israel has been supplying India with various weapons systems, missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles over the last few years, making India one of Israel’s largest buyer of military hardware.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM,JPOST.COM STAFF
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