Israel Aerospace Industries to supply India Barak 8 missiles

IAI will supply Barak 8 missiles to seven Indian Navy vessels. Liberman: 'IAI is a national asset. It must be maintained and strengthened.'

Mordechai Sones ,

Demonstration at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) booth
Demonstration at the Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) booth
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Israel Aircraft Industries (IAI) has signed a $777 million deal with India in which IAI will supply Barak 8 air defense systems to seven Indian Navy vessels.

Barak 8 is an active defense system for sea-to-air and surface-to-air missiles designed to protect against aircraft, helicopters, UAVs, anti-ship missiles, cruise missiles, and more.

The advanced defense system has been sold to a number of customers around the world for a total of $3 billion.

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman welcomed the deal's signing with India. "Congratulations to Israel Aircraft Industries and the defense establishment on the huge deal for the sale of Barak 8 to India, which is another proof that security is an investment and not an expense. IAI is a national asset. It must be maintained and strengthened."

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