Israeli police has detained six suspects including Israeli PM Netanyahu's 'Close Associate' in German Submarine Bribery Affair.
The six suspects were government officials and worked in the private sector at the time of the submarine deal, police said. Three of the suspects are senior officials and one is close associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. They were detained on suspicion of bribery, fraud, money laundering, and tax offenses, Jerusalem Post reported Monday.
Questions over the 2014 submarine deal surfaced in November with a Channel 10 report that Netanyahu’s personal lawyer David Shimron worked as an intermediary for Miki Ganor, the Israeli representative of the German shipbuilder ThyssenKrupp.
Shimron is reportedly suspected of pushing to buy some $1.5 billion in submarines from the German firm over the objections of the defense establishment, including then-defense minister Moshe Ya’alon.
Shimron has denied any wrongdoing in the case. Netanyahu, who is not a suspect in the case, has also denied any wrongdoing.
Israel is reportedly buying multi-rotor drones that can be armed with machine guns and grenade launchers. Manufactured by Duke Robotics, TIKAD can be mounted with machine M4 gun, sniper SR-25, 40-millimeter grenade launcher and other weapons with a payload of about 10 kg
Indian and Israeli companies have signed agreements that include manufacturing of air defense systems, radars, anti-ship missiles, medium altitude long endurance UAVs in India under technology transfer. About 12 agreements worth $4
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