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  6/16/2013, Tammuz 8, 5773

Yitzchak Gat to Head Refael Advanced-Arms Company


Reserves Brigadier General Yitzchak Gat was chosen, Sunday, to head the board of directors of the Refael Advanced Weapons Systems Company, Limited. He replaces Reserves General Ilan Biran, who held the position for six years.

The 66-year-old Gat has held a series of senior positions in and out of the defense establishment, including commander at the Ramat-David base, head of the Air Forces' equipment group and Director-General of Refael between 1992 and 1998. He was also Director-General of the Elisra advanced-technologies company, with degrees in aeronautics and information systems.