​Israel To Get 3,000 Smart Bombs, Part Of US Military Aid – Reports – 29 November 2014

RT logoThe US will reportedly be supplying Israel with 3,000 smart bombs, similar to those which killed over 2,100 Palestinians during the latest Israeli operation against Gaza, reported regional media citing the US Department of Defense.

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Funding for the bombs will come from US military aid to Israel, the International Middle East Media Center (IMEMC) reported, adding that the munitions will be paid off by the end of November 2016.

The cost of the shipment is estimated to be around $82 million, IMEMC cited local Palestinian agency Al Ray as saying.

Media agencies including Haaretz and Press TV reported the announcement, but the information couldn’t be verified with the Department of Defense website, which made no mention of the plans.

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