Lawmakers urge DOD to announce expedited delivery of KC-46A to Israel

By Apurva Minchekar / November 14, 2023 at 12:08 PM
Lawmakers are urging the Defense Department to accelerate delivery of the KC-46A tankers purchased by Israel, according to a letter sent last week . In the letter addressed to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, Congress members said along with Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad from Gaza, Israel is facing emerging threats from Hezbollah from Lebanon and Iranian-backed proxies in Syria that can further complicate the ongoing conflict. “The Iranian regime has threatened: ‘Iran cannot stand idly by and watch this situation...

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