Raytheon could be able to deliver its first Tamir missile built in the U.S. within 15 months if U.S. and Israeli officials work out a deal to co-produce the Iron Dome interceptor stateside, according to industry officials. One official estimates that U.S. production of about 3,000 missiles, half of Israel’s anticipated buy, could provide for about 650 manufacturing jobs stateside at a time of high unemployment. Israel quickly developed the Iron Dome counter-rocket, artillery and ...


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