Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) and Congresswoman Grace Meng (D-NY), a member of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on the Middle East, today urged a key House panel to increase funding for Israel’s missile defense systems including the Iron […]
Bipartisan request to House committee cites increased threat from Hezbollah, Iran; notes aid ‘in America’s interest’.
House lawmakers are petitioning their colleagues on a key appropriations committee to significantly increase funding for several joint U.S.-Israeli missile defense programs that they say are key to the Jewish state’s defense. Reps. Peter Roskam (R., Ill.) and Grace Meng […]
Residents of Eilat were startled by the sound of blasts early Tuesday morning, which turned out to be the Iron Dome anti-ballistic system going off, apparently in response to a false alarm. This mishap inspired an Iranian general to heap […]
TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian legislator underlined that the recent fiasco in Israel showed that Tel Aviv’s claims about its Iron Dome missile system are merely a military bluff to distract the attention of the regional countries from its weaknesses.
Innovation of Rafael Advanced Defense Systems company is designed for threats too small to be dealt with by existing systems. US laser weapon technology Photo: US Navy Illustration A new air defense system being developed by Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, […]
Numerous residents of Eilat reported sounds of explosions at around 7:30 on Tuesday morning, apparently caused by a false interception by the Iron Dome missile defense system. The IDF initially said that they were looking into the possibility that three […]
Israel’s enemies will gain access in the coming years to precision guided missiles that will allow them to target individual buildings, former defense minister Ehud Barak warned on Wednesday. Barak spoke in Tel Aviv at a conference held at the […]
Answering this question proves to be less straightforward than you would think, it depends on what you mean by ‘missile defense.’ Has the Obama administration vastly increased its funding for Israel’s missile defense, or has it slashed it? A number […]
The United States this week reiterated its promise to grant Israel with an extra $429 million to provide missiles and batteries for Iron Dome, boosting the defense system’s capability to defend civilians from rocket attacks – but the Israel Defense […]