Re: Ukrainian forces says two drones shot down over war zone are Russian
Because they need the cash?
Originally Posted by Montecresto
Israel is very dependent on defense exports and in the past, has been willing to creatively sell to a variety of unusual customers. For example, Israel discreetly partnered with apartheid South Africa in weapons technology transfers. Then again, as Israel also had (has) an apartheid policy, perhaps that is not unusual.
As for the Russian sales (I think they were Heron drones), the Israelis can claim:
a- they are unarmed drones
b- we did not sell them too many
c- The Russian assured us that they were going to use them for PC green purposes like environmental monitoring.... .