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The United States will transfer two Iron Dome missile defense batteries to Israel, the Pentagon has confirmed.

The United States will transfer two Iron Dome missile defense batteries to Israel, the Pentagon has confirmed.

The Pentagon confirmed plans to transfer to Israel two batteries of Iron Dome missile defense systems previously purchased from it.

“I can confirm that in addition to the Iron Dome interceptor missiles we are sending to Israel, we also plan to transfer to Israel the two Iron Dome missile defense systems we currently have in our possession,” US Department of Defense spokesman Patrick Rider  said.