Israel Opposes U.S. Arms Sales to Egypt

(UPI/Washington Times) - Israel is trying to block the sale by the U.S. to Saudi Arabia and Egypt of satellite-guided Joint Direct Attack Munition bombs, which can accurately hit a target even in adverse weather conditions, saying such sales would put a dent in the IDF's qualitative military edge over other Middle East armies. Israel also expressed unease with the sale of missiles and Apache helicopters to Egypt and Saudi Arabia, Army radio reported Thursday.

2003-10-17 00:00:00

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