DOD eyes Israeli-made loitering anti-tank munition for Special Ops

By Jason Sherman / July 9, 2019 at 12:59 PM
The Defense Department is eyeing an Israeli-made, tank-killing, loitering munition called the Hero-120 for U.S. Special Operations Command, seeking permission from Congress to shift $6.9 million between accounts in order to immediately procure an undisclosed number of the unmanned flying warheads. The Pentagon’s acting comptroller is seeking the funding as part of a larger $2.8 billion omnibus reprogramming sent to Congress last month. "Funds are required to provide an organic capability at the unit level to strike static and mobile...

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