Israel sold $3 billion worth of weapons to the countries of the Abraham Accords
After the Negev summit, specialized media reported that the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) would be in negotiations with the Israelis for the purchase of Delilah cruise missiles, from the manufacturer Elbit Systems.
Israel’s arms industry has sold the Abraham Accords countries $3 billion. This figure was revealed on Thursday, July 7, by the Israeli Minister of Defense, Benny Gantz, report Hebrew media.
However, he refrained from detailing the nature and amounts of the contracts concluded with each Arab state.
This result, he said, is the consequence of “the holding of about 150 meetings between (Israeli) defense officials and their counterparts in the region.”
The Israeli side hopes that the tour of US President Joe Biden, scheduled for July 13-16 in Israel and Saudi Arabia, will boost military and security cooperation between Tel Aviv and the countries of normalization.
Since the resumption of diplomatic relations on December 10, 2020, Morocco signed a memorandum of military cooperation with Israel in November 2021 in Rabat.
A bilateral framework that allowed the Royal Armed Forces to order, in February 2022, the Barak MX air and missile defense system for $ 500 million.
The FAR also acquired the Israeli drone defense system “Skylock Dome” and ordered for $22 million from the state-owned Israeli Aerospace Industries (IAI) a batch of Israeli Harop-type drones.