Jill Aitoro

Jill Aitoro

Executive Editor

Jill Aitoro was editor of Defense News. She was also executive editor of Sightline Media's Business-to-Government group, including Defense News, C4ISRNET, Federal Times and Fifth Domain. She brought over 15 years’ experience in editing and reporting on defense and federal programs, policy, procurement, and technology.
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3 questions with the Israel Aerospace Industries chief
In the words of the CEO of Israel Aerospace Industries, “the state of Israel comes before anything else.” But leadership among companies in Israel also recognize the potential of export as well as the value of cooperation with the United States on systems development.
China is watching
Obviously, global perception shouldn’t define U.S. policy. But if we talk about how today’s rhetoric might be interpreted by allies, which we do, we certainly should consider how it might be interpreted by adversaries.
Does Israel’s Rafael foresee export potential?
The head of Rafael told Defense News that the company produces military equipment primarily “for the sake of the defense of Israel.” But that doesn’t mean there isn’t potential for foreign sales.
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