Missile-Defense

U.S., Israel Increase Cooperation on Missile Defense Systems

TEL AVIV, Israel — Two U.S.-Israeli industrial teams working on jointly funded missile defense programs are ramping up production of three distinct interceptors that collectively defend against an entire spectrum of threats, from short-range rockets to Iran’s most advanced, medium-range ballistic missiles.

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Israel Warns Iran Against Arming Hezbollah In Lebanon

TEL AVIV – Israel has sent messages to Iran via diplomatic channels in Europe warning the regime that it “will not tolerate” expanding Hezbollah’s arsenal with weapons factories in southern Lebanon.

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IAF Chief: Israel Has ‘Unimaginable’ Power to Use In War With Hezbollah

TEL AVIV – If Hezbollah fires rockets at Israel the IDF should retaliate by striking Iran’s infrastructure, a former deputy defense minister said Wednesday at a security conference soon after the head of the country’s air force warned that Israel possessed “unimaginable” military power to use in a future war with Lebanon.

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Congress Okays $600m. for Israel Missile Defense

WASHINGTON — A day ahead of a government shutdown deadline, Congress scrambled on Thursday to wrap-up unfinished business, voting decisively to send President Barack Obama a defense policy bill, including more than $600 million for missile defense cooperation with Israel.

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