U.S. to Manufacture Over Half of Iron Dome Components

Agreement will increase U.S. production of the air defense system's components from 30 percent to 55 percent as of 2015.

Israel will spend over half the budget provided by the Pentagon for the Iron Dome system in the U.S. next year, in accordance with a co-production agreement between the two countries. This will increase U.S. contractors' production from 30 percent to 55 percent.