U.S. and Israel sign massive arms deal

Hercules airplane

C-130J Hercules airplane

25/03/2010

According to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz, Israel and the US are about to seal a large arms deal. “Israel will purchase three new Hercules C-130J airplanes. The deal for the three aircraft, designed by Lockheed Martin, is worth roughly a quarter billion dollars. The aircraft were produced specifically for Israeli needs, and includes a large number of systems produced by Israel’s defense industry,” says Haaretz.