Israel Signs Military Equipment Deal With U.S., Boosts Long-Range Strike Capability

Tel-Aviv has signed a deal with the US for new military kit, including two KC-46 tankers



Israel has penned a deal with its allies in Washington to buy 12 Lockheed Martin helicopters and two Boeing refueling planes, with the total cost estimated to be around $3.1 billion.

On Friday, Israel’s Ministry of Defense confirmed its deal with the US to enhance its military capabilities throughout the next decade. The 12 Lockheed Martin CH-53K helicopters are due to arrive in Israel from 2026, while the two Boeing KC-46 air-to-air refueling aircraft from 2025.


A ministry statement noted that there was an option to buy six additional helicopters, while Brigadier-General Shimon Tsentsiper, chief of materiel for the air force, told Israel’s Army Radio on Thursday that he hoped there would be four KC-46s in total.

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