Report: Israel Passes U.S. Military Technology to China
Secret U.S. missile and electro-optics technology was transferred to China recently by Israel, prompting anger from the U.S. and causing a senior Israeli defense official to resign.
The head of defense exports for the Israeli Defense Ministry resigned after a U.S. investigation concluded that technology, including a miniature refrigeration system manufactured by Ricor and used for missiles and in electro-optic equipment, was sent to China, according to the Israeli newspaper Maariv.
Israel ranks 20th in the world by nominal GDP per capita (40,272 US$).
Israel has the second-highest military expenditure per capita (1,981.5 USD$) in the world