Combat Proven: The Booming Business of War in Israel

Kane, Alex
http://firstlook.org/theintercept/2015/06/05/war-israel-booming-business/

Publisher:  The Intercept
Date Written:  05/06/2015
Year Published:  2015  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX17586

Arms fairs in Israel showcase the latest products the profitable Israeli weapons industry manufactures - and the demos are the perfect place to show those products off.

Abstract:  The Israel Trade Fairs and Convention Center was bustling with military personnel. Tall, broad-shouldered soldiers donning masks and sunglasses had their guns at the ready, and a mini-drone built at Ariel University, an Israeli school located in the occupied West Bank, went up in the air, flying high as the press snapped photos.
This was not war, but one of the many demos held at the ISDEF expo, an annual June event that attracts thousands of security officials and professionals interested in weapons. Arms fairs in Israel showcase the latest products the profitable Israeli weapons industry manufactures - and the demos are the perfect place to show those products off.

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