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        10/1/2013, Tishrei 27, 5774

      Yaalon: Beer Sheva is National Cyber-Capital


      Defense Minister Moshe (“Boogie”) Yaalon spoke today (Tuesday) at Ben Gurion University about the operation “IDF Moves to the Negev” (the IDF’s Communication Corp’s move from central Israel to a Beer Sheva complex).

      According to Yaalon, “the ability to connect these high-tech centers with academic and other knowledge bases will convert Beer Sheva into our national cyber-capital, which is our intention.  Entering the private sector will be a natural outcome of the maneuver, as well.”

      “Moving the IDF bases to the Negev is a victory in every way.  The IDF will get security infrastructure, logistics and new technologies which will keep it a jump ahead for generations,” Yaalon concluded.