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  3/10/2014, Adar Bet 8, 5774

Report: More US Funding for Iron Dome


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was told, during last week's visit to the United States, that Congress is expected to approve an additional $160 million dollars to fund the Iron Dome anti-missile defense system, according to a Monday-morning report by the Yisrael Hayom daily.

There are seven Iron Dome batteries in place around Israel and it is the Defense Ministry's goal to double that number by the end of 2015 to complete its vision of complete coverage.