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Brigadier General (retired) Zvika Haimovich is the former Israeli Air Defense Forces Commander, with 33 years of experience in the Israel Defense Forces. He is now an Acamar contributor and independent consultant in the fields of aerospace and defense.

As a successful career Air and Missile Defense Officer, Brig. General Haimovich has extensive experience developing strategy, policy, and plans for joint, combined, and interagency operations. In addition, he has vast experience leading large, complex organizations, managing change, and building teams and relationships.

During his service in the Israeli Air Force (IAF), in addition to being Israel's most senior air defender, Brig. General Haimovich filled several positions to include the Commander in Charge of the Command Field in the IAF Air Defense School, Head of the Training Branch in the IAF Air Defense Division, and Commander of the Active Defense and Sky Defense Wings.

Brig. Gen. Zvika Haimovich holds a BA in Middle East Studies from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, a Master’s degree in National Security Studies from Haifa University, as well as a diploma in Strategic Management from the U.S. Air Force Air War College. 


Brig. Gen. Haimovich is an internationally sought after speaker and has been featured in many media outlets worldwide. He is also the author of the "New War" theory and strategy, which focuses on contemporary changes of traditional warfare concepts and emerging developments and threats.

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