Against the backdrop of rising ‘peer’ and regional state rivals, the role of space-based assets for effective missile defence will be critical.
Israeli space sector taps into potential of partnerships
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is working with rocket propulsion centre of excellence Tomer on joint development of propulsion systems for rockets and missiles.
An MoU between the two companies, announced on 8 June, includes ‘investment in joint projects, mutual R&D and establishing infrastructure for the companies' respective R&D departments for the benefit of developing future, advanced technologies in the field of rocket propulsion and innovative rocket motors, at a higher quality and faster than in the past’, IAI and state-owned fellow Israeli company Tomer noted in a joint announcement.
Tomer CEO Mordi Ben Ami described IAI as a ‘central …
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