Israel’s military fumed Monday over the discovery that the U.S. government had revealed details of a top-secret Israeli military installation in published bid requests.
The Obama administration had promised to build Israel a state-of-the-art facility to house a new ballistic-missile defense system, the Arrow 3. As with all Defense Department projects, detailed specifications were made public so that contractors could bid on the $25 million project. The specifications included more than 1,000 pages of details on the facility, ranging from the heating and cooling systems to the thickness of the walls.
U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret | McClatchyThis administration has gone out of its way to expose potential weakness in our allies by revealing missile installations and sensitive information. By revealing building specs basically to the general public, this administration has made this building worthless.
U.S. publishes details of missile base Israel wanted kept secret | McClatchy