Monday, 7 January 2019

Moshe Arens, Israeli aeronautical engineer and politician, Died at 93


Moshe Arens was born on December 1925, in Kaunas, Lithuania, and died on January 7, 2019.

He was an Israeli aeronautical engineer, researcher, diplomat, and Likud politician.

Arens was a member of the Knesset between 1973 and 1992 and again from 1999 until 2003.

Moshe Arens was also appointed the Minister of Defense three times and once as Minister of Foreign Affairs.

He was also served as the Israeli ambassador to the U.S.

Arens served as a professor at the Technion in Haifa.

He was the Deputy Director General at Israel Aircraft Industries from 1962 until 1971, where he was in charge of major development projects, including the Kfir fighter jet project.

Moshe Arens passed away at 93 years old.