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Israeli Drone Maker Gets Startup Makeover for Cyber Arms Race

The Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle manufactured by Elbit Systems Ltd.

The Hermes 900 unmanned aerial vehicle manufactured by Elbit Systems Ltd.

Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg
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When Adi Dar goes to work each day, he’s greeted by ping-pong tables, arcade games and a big open workspace that encourages employees to collaborate.

Dar doesn’t work at a startup. He heads the new cybersecurity unit of Elbit Systems Ltd., the Israeli defense company known for making drones and avionics systems.