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Tue Mar 27, 2012, 02:53 PM

Pentagon wants more money for Israel's Iron Dome [View all]

Source: Associated Press

(03-27) 10:57 PDT WASHINGTON, (AP) --

The Pentagon says it will ask Congress for more money for Israel's anti-rocket system known as the "Iron Dome."

In a statement released Tuesday, Pentagon press secretary George Little said the system to defend against short-range rockets and mortar attacks has been critical in recent weeks when nearly 300 rockets were fired at southern Israel from Gaza. The Iron Dome system intercepted more than 80 percent of the targets.


Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2012/03/22/national/w123753D34.D

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