U.S., Israel readying contract for Iron Dome purchase

By Jason Sherman  
August 6, 2019 at 2:30 PM
Government negotiators from the United States and Israel are finalizing contract terms for the Army to purchase two Iron Dome batteries from state-owned Israeli defense contractors, an approximate two-month delay that nevertheless will not impede service plans to meet the Oct. 1, 2020 fielding goal, according to an Army official. Col. Chuck Worshim, the Army's cruise missile defense systems project manager, told Inside Defense that the plan to acquire a pair of Iron Dome batteries to provide an interim...

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