By Tom Pullar-Strecker for STUFF…

Vector has invested alongside an Israeli defence firm that has supplied remote-controlled machine gun turrets that have been installed in pillboxes along the Gaza border.

The Auckland lines company spent $14 million in October on an 8 per cent stake in software company mPrest, which Reuters reported at the time was half-owned by Israeli state-owned defence contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems.

Rafael supplies remote-controlled Sentry Tech heavy-calibre machine gun pods that are designed to create what has been described as a 1500-metre deep “automated kill zone” along the Gaza border…

Read the full article on STUFF here.

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