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Underwater threat attracts Israeli attention

3rd September 2020 - 15:00 GMT | by Arie Egozi in Tel Aviv


Israel is intent on developing and procuring new technologies to counter underwater threats to its vessels, merchant ships and natural gas infrastructure in the Mediterranean.

This situation is more urgent after the UN Security Council last month decided not to extend an arms embargo on Iran. Experts warn that an unconstrained Iranian regime aims to work with its foreign allies (principally Russia) to develop unconventional or asymmetric underwater attack systems, with Israel firmly in the crosshairs.

Maj Gen (ret) Giora Eiland, ex-director of the National Security Council and former head of the Planning Department of the Israel Defense Forces,

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Arie Egozi


Arie Egozi

Born in Israel, Arie Egozi served in the IDF and holds a political science and …

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