Beit Alpha Technologies (B.A.T)בית אלפא טכנולוגיות

Head office: Kibbutz Beit-Alfa 1080200, Israel Tel: +972-4-6533060 www.bat.co.il



A private Israeli manufacturer of Special Purpose vehicles and systems.

In 2003, the company won a tender to provide vehicles to the the Israeli Ministry of Defense for the use of the Israeli Police Border in the Seam Zone (an area between the Green Line and the West Bank mostly populated by settlement).

The company’s Water Restraint System (WRS) is a non-lethal, high pressure water stream restraining system designed specifically for control in prisons. The system is used by Israeli Border Police to attack demonstrations.

In 2017, the company supplied the Israeli police with new vehicles that are used to attack demonstrations.

Vehicles developed by the company are used to carry “the Skunk”, a scent-based weapon that is used by Israeli forces against Palestinian protestors in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. In the past, the vehicles were purchased by repressive regimes in Chile and Burundi.



Ownership

The company is owned by Kibbutz Beit Alpha.


Partners

The company designed, built and supplied vehicles and systems for the Israeli armed forces, Israeli Ministry of Defense, the Israeli police and to police forces.

In 2006, the company won a joint venture with the Turkish company NUROL to develop vehicles for dispersing demonstrations.

All the information contained in this page is valid until Sun 17/02/2019



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