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Worthy Christian News » US lawmakers vote to double funding for Iron Dome

US lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a $601 billion defense authorization bill that would almost double funding for the Israeli Iron Dome anti-missile program Thursday.

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The National Defense Authorization Act calls for the addition of $175 million in funding for the Iron Dome system, which currently gets $176 million annually from the Pentagon.

The legislation also includes $269 million in funding for other Israeli missile defense programs, including Arrow 3 and David’s Sling.

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