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ISRAEL LINE MONDAY, JUNE 29, 1998

ISRAEL AND U.S. TO SIGN AGREEMENT ON THIRD ARROW MISSILE BATTERY

Defense Minister Yitzhak Mordechai and Gen. Lester Lyles, Director of the United States Anti-Ballistic Missile Administration, intend to sign an agreement today that would allocate $45 million toward Israel's development of a third Arrow missile battery, HA'ARETZ reported. Mordechai recently clarified that the sole purpose of the Arrow system is to provide for Israel's defense. Mordechai said that Israel has no intention of selling the new missile or its technology at this stage.