The Israeli facility will "have classrooms on Level 1, an auditorium on Level 3, a laboratory, shock-resistant doors, protection from non-ionizing radiation, and very tight security."
"Clearances will be required for all construction workers. Guards will be at the fence, and barriers will separate it from the rest of the base."
Construction bids are due by December 3. Only US firms are involved.
Under the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program, Washington supplies weapons, munitions, and other defense related services to other nations and international organizations.
Sometimes they're sold. Other times they're given. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) administers FMS.
Washington was involved in many previous construction projects for Israel's IDF. They're undertaken under FMS.
About half a billion dollars in US military construction for Israel followed its 1998 Wye River Memorandum with Palestine. Another half billion went for Israeli security measures. Palestine got smaller amounts.
Both sides agreed to terms. At issue was finalizing the September 1995 Interim Agreement on the West Bank and Gaza Strip (Oslo II).