Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman approved the decision about creation in structure of the Israel defense forces units, tactical missiles, which are part of the army.
On initial deployment of the units allocated half a billion dollars, the newspaper «Yediot Ahronot».
In the first phase of units will be equipped with missiles «Extra» produced by Israeli military industries (IMI) a range of up to 150 kilometres has already been adopted by the artillery units of the IDF. These same missiles will be equipped with warships and aircraft.
The second phase is the procurement of missiles with range up to 300 kilometers. Among the possible options – LORA missile production Israeli aviation industry (according to unconfirmed reports, once was used to defeat a target in Syria) and missiles «Predatory hawk» produced by Israeli military industries.
In total, the missile Arsenal it is planned to spend about 7 billion shekels.