Israel's high-tech ecosystem was cultivated by its military elite, but it increasingly draws on talents from two minorities: Israeli Arabs and the Ultra-Orthodox.
A senior Israeli officer who led the raid was also killed.
The killings come as Egypt attempts to broker a ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas.
The Israel Defense Forces said its troops used "proportional force" to respond to what it called "provocateurs."
The strike and subsequent mortar fire from Gaza follows attempts involving United Nations and Egyptian officials to settle tensions between Israel and Hamas.
Once downloaded, the programs let operatives use a device's camera and microphone to collect information.
Erdan echoed Education Minister Naftali Bennett's statement earlier this week that soldiers should shoot the people flying weaponized kites.
The fire kits destroyed thousands of acres of farmland and caused millions in damage.
Gilad Erdan said Palestinians who use kites to set fire to Israeli fields should be assassinated by the Israeli military.
"The issue is not the numbers. The issue is who is doing what," Yoav Gallant said.
The flotilla was intercepted by Israeli ships at the limit of the blockade.
At least 25 mortar shells were fired at southern Israeli communities but with no reported injuries.
Palestinians will mark Nakba Day today, following the violence that left 58 demonstrators dead on Monday.
"The (Israel Defense Forces) sees this Iranian attack on Israel with severity," a spokesperson for the military said. There were reports that Israel targeted Iranian positions in Syria in response.
Military investigators said Elor Azaria was driven by a "twisted ideology."
Israeli troops used rubber bullets, tear gas and live ammunition as up to 10,000 people demonstrated along the border.
Dozens were killed and hundreds more injured during protests at the Gaza-Israel border, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry.
Up to 50,000 Palestinians are expected to protest along the Gaza border fence on Friday.
Ahed Tamimi is charged with 12 offenses, including assaulting security forces and incitement to violence.
This question must be asked in light of the EU's policies toward the conflict, writes Michael Oren.