Congress gives $600m. for US-Israel joint defense
Congress passed $600 million for US-Israel cooperative defense programs, $150 million more than the White House request, as part of the Defense Appropriations Bill. The earmark included $133 million for the Arrow Anti-Ballistic Missile System, $37.4 million for the LITENING Targeting and Navigation Pod, $22 million for Reactive Armor tiles for Bradley fighting vehicles and $17 million for the ITALD aircraft decoy system.

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