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Bill Clinton Administration: Memorandum on the United States-Israel Arrow Deployability Program

(May 28, 1996)

Presidential Determination No. 96-27

Memorandum for the Secretary of Defense

Subject: U.S.-Israel Arrow Deployability Program

Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1994, Public Law 103-160, I hereby certify that:

—the United States and the Government of Israel have entered into an agreement governing the conduct and funding of the Arrow Deployability Program;

—the Arrow Deployability Program will benefit the United States and has not been barred by other Congressional direction;

—the Arrow missile successfully completed a flight test on June 12, 1994, in which it intercepted a target missile under realistic test conditions; and

—the Government of Israel is continuing, in accordance with its previous public commitments, to adhere to export controls pursuant to the Guidelines and Annex of the Missile Technology Control Regime.

You are authorized and directed to notify the Congress of this determination and to publish it in the Federal Register.

William J. Clinton

Sources: Public Papers of the President