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U.S. to store another $400m worth of emergency military equipment in Israel
Equipment to stand at
Israel's disposal in an emergency; hike will bring the value of American military equipment stockpiled in to $1.2 billion by 2012. Israel
The equipment, which includes so-called smart bombs, will stand at
The clause was originally intended to allow
The type of equipment stockpiled in
The agreement between the two armed forces also includes conditions under which the IDF may use the equipment. It is believed that a great deal of the equipment will include precision weapons launched from the air.
IDF Chief of Staff Gabi Ashkenazi said this week that in Israel's future wars, much more precise weaponry will be needed to strike urban targets from the air without injuring civilians.
During Operation Cast Lead, 81 percent of the missiles and bombs launched from the air on and by IDF artillery were of the precision type.
Use of the the American equipment is allowed with permission of the American administration; Israel used such U.S. weaponry during the Second Lebanon War.
The first time equipment was stockpiled in
It is assumed in
The agreement on the additional stockpiling is part of the very significant upgrading in security relations between
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