Israeli Firm Wins U.S. Weapons Contract in Iraq

Category: Defence Industry

Israeli company Plasan Sasa has won a contract to provide armor for U.S. military vehicles in Iraq, company sources said March 8.

Under the terms of the contract, the Sasa kibbutz company in the northern Galilee region will provide amour for 2,000 trucks and other vehicles. It will supply kits that can be assembled on site by U.S. troops serving in Iraq.

Aside from the Israeli and U.S. armies, Palsen Sasa also supplies the British, Dutch and Indian militaries.

The U.S. military has recently suffered criticism that its vehicles operating in Iraq are insufficiently protected with amour plating.


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Plasan Sasa Ltd.