Summary: H.R.5066 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/26/2016)

United States-Israel Maritime Security Partnership Act of 2016

This bill authorizes the President to provide assistance to Israel to protect Israel's coastline and natural gas fields located in its exclusive economic zone.

Activities that may be supported by such assistance include:

  • procurement and sustainment of the David's Sling Weapon System,
  • payment of incremental expenses incurred by Israel resulting from participation in a bilateral or multilateral military exercise of the U.S. Navy or Coast Guard,
  • conduct of increased U.S. naval vessel visits at Israeli ports, and
  • conduct of joint research and development for advanced maritime domain awareness capabilities.