The money will go to restocking Israel's Iron Dome defense, which has been credited with shooting down dozens of incoming rockets fired by Hamas during a three-week war.
Iron Dome interceptor missile launch (Photo: AFP)
An earlier version of the funding plan had failed on Thursday when Senate Republicans blocked a broader spending bill that was largely intended to provide money to handle the current immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border.
Iron Dome interceptor missiles over Tel Aviv (Photo: Pini Netrovich)
But lawmakers reached an agreement overnight to pass the missile funding measure.
Iron Dome launches interceptor missile (Photo: Yaron Brenner)
Israel's Iron Dome missile interceptor system, which was partly funded by the United States, has shot down most of the rockets fired at its cities by militants in Gaza during the current three-week conflict.