ISRAEL: ‘ DEFENSE MINISTRY TO PAY $2.82 BILLION TO US FOR 14 MORE FIGHTER JETS ‘

#AceFinanceNews – ISRAEL:Feb.22: The Israeli defense ministry has confirmed it will buy 14 more F-35A fighter jets from the US.

This will bring the total number of aircraft owned by Israel to 33, with each costing in the region of $110 million. The latest deal has cost $2.82 billion and will include the development and integration of Israeli combat systems.

The purchases are aimed at consolidating Israel’s aerial superiority in the region and will replace the F-16 models.

The first two fighter jets will arrive at the end of 2016, with the rest being delivered by 2021, the Jerusalem Post reports.

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USA: ‘ DEMOCRATS RANK HIGHEST IN DONATION STAKES WITH ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEES ‘

#AceFinanceNews – USA:Feb.22: Democrats are the biggest winners when it comes to raking in political donations from Academy Award nominees.

Some of the Oscars’ most famous contenders — including this year’s hopefuls Reese Witherspoon, Edward Norton, Mark Ruffalo, Bradley Cooper, and Meryl Streep — are delivering big bucks for the left.

The Hill Team.

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