cost of military aid

MiG-29 fighter

Will Belarus restore and repair jet fighters for Russia? - report

Russia has reportedly been pulling old military equipment held in long-term storage to replace losses suffered during its invasion of Ukraine.

 The Pentagon (Aerial view)

Pentagon to cancel Trump border wall projects using military funds

President Joe Biden issued a proclamation on January 20, his first day in office, ordering a freeze on border wall projects

iron dome

AIPAC lauds Congress passage of Israel aid

The funding also includes funds for anti-tunnel technology.

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Landmark defense deal for Israel signed in Washington

On Tuesday, both countries concluded a landmark aid agreement worth at least $38 billion, the largest pledge to an ally in American history, which will govern their defense relationship through 2028.

F-35 fighter jet

White House 'aims to conclude' defense deal with Israel, official says

The deal is expected to clock in at around $38 billion over ten years.

Trial of the Iron Dome system in the US.

36 senators, including Tim Kaine, press to add $320M for Israeli missile defense

The proposed increase in the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act would go toward three US-Israeli missile defense programs and more purchases of Iron Dome systems.

Virginia Senator Tim Kaine with former Israel president Shimon Peres

Kaine one of few senators not to sign letter to Obama urging increased MoU

Clinton, meanwhile, suggested support for a robust defense package during a speech in March to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.

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The White House missile aid objection: An MOU negotiating tactic?

Failing to object to Congress’s quadrupling of the president’s missile defense budget – which was proposed at $147m. – would have had a direct consequence on the MOU talks.

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White House rejects increased Israel missile defense funding

The Congressional requested $455 million was an historic quadrupling of the administration's stated proposal request.

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