“And have enough money to tell the US they will get weapons anywhere they want and no longer have to kiss ass.”
Or have the R&D money to make more of their own.
They already make their own tanks and small arms. In some cases they export those small arms (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IMI_Galil)
The only area that the Israelis purchase much is aircraft and air defense I think.
Hard to come by. Maybe God really is on my side /grin.
“The only area that the Israelis purchase much is aircraft and air defense I think.”
Airframes and engines, really.
And that due to political deals, not reality.