Export of Israeli drones frozen after suspected live demo in Armenia

By Anna Ahronheim

The Defense Ministry has suspended the export license of Israeli firm Aeronautics Defense Systems following an investigation into claims Azerbaijan asked it to carry to out a live demonstration of an armed unmanned aerial vehicle against an Armenian military position last month.

Aeronautics informed the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange on Monday night that the Defense Ministry’s Defense Export Controls Agency was suspending the marketing and export permit for the company’s Orbiter 1K model UAV to “a significant customer.”

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