The extensive range of
today's defense and security challenges, expanding on a daily basis around the
world, require advanced technological responses and preparedness for tomorrow's
threats. Creative, quickly readied, and operational solutions are needed to
protect the homeland, its borders, and its defending forces against these
Israel, dealing every day
with the latest security issues, has developed some of the answers – created by
advanced Israeli defense industries and based on the most stringent definitions
coming from the IDF and other security forces.
technological and operational experience gained by the industry is applied to an
array of applications and military capabilities for para-military and civil
governments and industries with the Israeli defense industries enables
utilization of a rich body of knowledge, technological and operational
experience, and a unique range of capabilities. The accumulated know-how gained
by those industries significantly contributes to the ability of defense forces
around the world to cope with the newest threats and their increased frequency.
SIBAT, the International Defense Cooperation Directorate of the Israel
Ministry of Defense, is uniquely positioned at the crossroads of Israeli
defense forces, the Israel defense industry, and our international partners. Therefore,
it is able to assist, as an essential participant, in creating and enabling
international governmental, industrial, and business cooperation with Israeli
defense industries. SIBAT paves the way and facilitates this international
cooperation through a variety of services and areas of expertise.
The ability to tailor responses to needs in the most precise and
effective manner – relying on the knowledge, experience, and understanding of
the operational and technological environment – as well as the flexibility,
creativity, and rapid response - is the uniqueness of SIBAT, and the essence of
the powerful capabilities of the diverse Israeli defense industry.
It facilitates international cooperation through identifying
opportunities, locating relevant technological solutions for specific
requirements, establishing joint ventures, initiating visits by official
delegations, and generating Government-to-Government agreements.
Through its dozens of professional MOD and Defense attachés, positioned around
the world as well as in Israel, SIBAT maintains in-depth and up-to-date
knowledge and understanding of the defense world’s challenges, the Israel Defense
Forces’ operational needs, and the Israeli defense industry’s capabilities.
forward to our future cooperation and long-term partnership,
Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Mishel Ben Baruch
Director of SIBAT
Partner in Defense.