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Israel asks U.S. for arms that could aid strike

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 03/08/2012 @ 9:11 pm In Front Page,World | No Comments

(REUTERS) — Israel has asked the United States for advanced “bunker-buster” bombs and refueling planes that could improve its ability to attack Iran’s underground nuclear sites, an Israeli official said on Thursday.

“Such a request was made” around the time of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Washington this week, the official said, confirming media reports.

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