The following link is a briefing following an FAA & FBI trip to study airline security systems in Israel. It's from 12/96 but here are some snips:
"Israel is a major exporter of technology. I would certainly guess that they will become major players in the area of technology associated with aviation security."
"But I think Israel has -- and the U.K. as well -- have both unique and special talents with regards to aviation security, where the measures that have been taken here are necessarily stringent because of the problems."