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AUSA 2023: US Army considers returning Iron Domes to Israel in the face of attacks by Hamas

10th October 2023 - 16:00 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Washington DC

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Live fire with the Iron Dome at the White Sands Missile Range. (Photo: US Army)

Although the list of systems and solutions to be sent to Jerusalem by the US government has not been defined yet, the possibility of shipping back those solutions has not been ruled out.

The US commitment to support the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) to protect its territory against further Hamas’ attacks may include the shipment of the two Iron Dome active defence systems the US Army currently has in its inventory.

During a press conference on 09 October, at the AUSA 2023 exhibition, in Washington DC, Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, Douglas Bush explained that although the list of systems and solutions to be sent to Israel is not defined yet by the US government, the possibility of returning those solutions is not ruled out.

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Flavia Camargos Pereira

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Flavia Camargos Pereira is a land reporter at Shephard Media. She joined the company in …

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