Posts Tagged ‘Israel’

MDA to lead business delegation to Israel

JACKSON — 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 […] [...]

US-Saudi arms deal ripples from Iran to Israel

by Published: October 21,2010

Tags: arms deal, Israel, Saudi Arabia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As American and Saudi officials spent months quietly hammering out a wish list for a mammoth sale of American warplanes and other weapons to the oil-rich kingdom, leaders in Iran were busy publicly displaying their advances in missiles, naval craft and air power. In one memorable bit of political theater, […] [...]

Israeli government minister tours Columbus factory

by Published: October 6,2010

Tags: aerospace, Israel

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Israel’s infrastructure minister said he was pleased with the quality of workers he met Tuesday while touring an Israeli-owned factory in Mississippi. Uzi Landau visited Stark Aerospace, which manufactures military drones in Columbus, Miss. The company employs about 115 people and is a subsidiary of Israeli Aerospace Industries. “When I met […] [...]

Israeli Representative Visits Mississippi

by Published: September 2,2010

Tags: Delbert Hosemann, Israel, Mississippi trade relations

Opher Aviran, Israel’s new consul general to the southeastern U.S., makes his first visit to Mississippi. The Magnolia State has exported more than $350 million to Israel since 1991, making it the state’s 48th largest trade partner in the world. [...]

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