Conference to Showcase Israeli Homeland Security Capabilities

(Globes) Yuval Azulai - Generations of experience in fighting terrorism in a violent Middle Eastern neighborhood is the inspiration for the first Homeland Security International Conference next week in Tel Aviv, organized by the Israel Export Institute. Defense News ranked Israel in third place last year for arms exports, after the U.S. and Russia. In homeland security-related exports, Israel is among the 10 leading countries, and the annual sales of Israeli defense companies are estimated at $1.5 billion. About 40 Israeli companies engaged in developing and manufacturing components related to homeland security areas will attend the conference. Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is adapting one of its flagship products, the Heron drone aircraft, for border patrol and surveillance and for protection of sensitive installations.

2010-10-26 09:44:04

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