MDA to lead business delegation to Israel

drones_rgbJACKSON — Representatives from the Mississippi Development Authority will lead a delegation of Mississippi companies on a business development mission to Israel in the fall.

The Sept. 14-19 trip will focus on aerospace, defense and related industries and will include participation in the 5th Annual Israel Unmanned Systems 2014.

MDA Executive Director Brent Christensen said in a news release yesterday that the mission is a “great, cost-effective opportunity to promote Mississippi’s rapidly growing aerospace and defense cluster.”

Space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to register is July 25. Early registration is recommended.

For more information or to obtain a registration form, contact MDA’s Middle Eastern Trade Specialist Aggie Sikora at 601-359-2952 or


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One Response to “MDA to lead business delegation to Israel”

  1. Julia O'Neal Says:

    Boondoggle. Be the first to jump into the Sea of Galilee, as one U.S. congressman did a few years ago. We’re paying, not the Feds as is the case with the Fantasy Port.




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