Ecuador

Introduction Ecuador became a substantial customer of Israel arms exports in the mid-1970s, purchasing aircrafts, missiles, and mortars. Ecuador has remained a frequent and loyal customer of the Israeli defense industry, buying among others missiles, drones, radars and cyber security systems. Israel-Ecuador Relations The Republic of Ecuador established diplomatic relations with Israel in 1957,[1]Republic of […]

Venezuela

Introduction Venezuela purchased arms from israel in the 1990s and 2000s including aircrafts, missile-systems and rockets. In addition to that Venezuela purchased Israeli phone-data extraction systems. Israel – Venezuela Relations Venezuela (since 1999 the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela) recognized Israel in 1948.  In 2009 it suspended relations because of Israel’s invasion of Gaza and has […]

Colombia

Introduction Israel and Colombia are maintaining close economic and military relations. Israel exported among other fighter jets, drones, missiles and cyber security systems to Colombia. Israel also trained and educated Colombian military and police officials.  Israel-Colombia Relations Israel and Colombia have an extensive trading relationship, facilitated by a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) signed in June […]

Chile

Introduction: Israel began supplying weapons to Chile during the military dictatorship of Pinochet, including missiles, radars, small arms, as well as aircrafts, naval vessels and cluster bombs. Today Israel continues to export security and military products and services to Chile. There is evidence that Israel were and are used in the repression and human rights […]

Brazil

Introduction Brazil has the largest defense budget in South America and is a key buyer of Israeli weapons and military technology. During the period 2010-2019, Brazil ranked 7th in terms of receipt of Israel weapons exports, that included fighter jets, drones and missiles. Also military and security training was supplied to Brazil by Israel. [1]Sipri […]