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A Present from the US to Israel Just in time for Pesach: Planes

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From HaAretz:

As Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington this week absorbing the full wrath of the Obama administration, the Pentagon and Israel’s defense establishment were in the process of sealing a large arms deal.

According to the deal, Israel will purchase three new Hercules C-130J airplanes. The deal for the three aircrafts, designed by Lockheed Martin, are worth roughly a quarter billion dollars. Each aircraft costs $70 million.

The aircrafts were manufactured specifically for Israeli needs, and include a large number of systems produced by Israel’s defense industry.

The deal will be covered by American foreign assistance funds.

As I’ve said before, it doesn’t matter what Israel or the United States do in terms of political posturing.  Follow the money.

Also, Google,  you lose at life.

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1 Comment

  1. josh

    3/25/2010 at 7:11 pm

    Google is pathetic here. I tried a few other countries and no one was similarly slighted.

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