Israeli SIBAT Gets New Director

  • Our Bureau
  • 01:27 PM, October 7, 2014
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Brig. Gen (ret) Mishel Ben-Baruch has been appointed as the new director for SIBAT, International Defense Co-operation Division of the Israel MoD by Israel's Defense Minister, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Moshe Ya'alon Today.

Ben-Baruch will replace Brig. Gen. (IAF, Res.) Shmaya Avieli who headed SIBAT for the past four years.

Prior to this Ben-Baruch was serving as the Defense Minister’s Military Secretary and before that he was the Chief Artillery Officer in the IDF (Israel Defense Forces).

He acted as head of Artillery Directorate within IMI (Israel Military Industries), one of Israel's largest defense companies.  

Ben-Baruch said, “I’m honored to be recommended by the Defense Ministry Director General (Ret.) Dan Harel for this position. In recent years, Israeli Defense export has reached a record number of $ 7.5 billion which reflects the sophisticated technological capabilities and solutions the Israeli defense companies have to offer". “In today's threats, conflicts and challenging budgets, there is a significant importance to global cooperation. As the head of the Israel MOD International Defense Cooperation Division, I will continue to deepen the collaboration of Israeli companies with other industries and authorities around the globe”.

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