Amendment provides $15 million for the Israeli Iron Dome short-range defense system to initiate co-production of missile interceptors in the United States. The amendment is offset by a reduction in funds for applied research in joint munitions technology by $5 million and a reduction in funds for applied research in chemical and biological defense programs by $10 million.

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 18 printed in House Report 113-170 to transfer $15,000,000 to Defense-Wide RDTE for producing the Iron Dome short-range rocket defense program in the United States, including for infrastructure, tooling, transferring data, special test equipment, and related components.

House Amendment Code:

(A017)

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