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  7/23/2013, Av 16, 5773

Ministry: Israel Among Top 10 in Defense Exports


The Defense Ministry announced, Tuesday, that Israel ranks among the top 10 countries around the world in military exports. Addressing a news conference, Brigadier General Shmaya Avieli said the exports bring $7.5 billion into the country.

Avieli noted that exports continue to Turkey despite diplomatic tensions between Ankara and Jerusalem. The defense establishment says Israel is first in systems to protect tanks and there are even exports to the United States.