US taxpayer support for Israel’s military in 2013 to a record $4 billion.Submitted by go213mph on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 19:39
Israel Business News reports that:
"The House Defense Appropriations Subcommittee is due to vote on the draft bill today, which will include $948,736,000 for Israel’s missile defense programs for the 2013 fiscal year, which begins in October. This money is separate from the $3.1 billion in annual military aid for Israel for 2013. If the proposal passes, Israel will receive a record total of $4 billion in military aid in the next fiscal year. The US aid for Israel’s missile defense programs is part of the US defense appropriations. The items in the House bill includes $74,692,000 for the “upper-tier component to the Israeli Missile Defense Architecture” – the Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile."