Israel Aerospace Industries Secures Drone Deal

Won deal worth $958 million from India's military


TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 12 (UPI) — Israel Aerospace Industries, flagship of the Jewish state's defense sector, is reported to have secured a $958 million contract from India's military to upgrade its IAI-built Heron and Searcher unmanned aerial vehicles.

UAVs are one of the biggest money-spinners for Israel's defense industry and India, which is engaged in a massive multiyear rearmament program, is a key customer.