Israel Militarizes New Space Market

A key to Rafael’s ambitions in the New Space market is the electric propulsion system set to be engaged this year on the joint French-Israeli VENuS satellite.
Credit: IAI
After entering the space business more than 30 years ago, Rafael’s strategy has added a recent twist. No longer content to remain a subcontractor for satellites and rocket launchers, Israel’s second-largest state-owned aerospace company has decided to challenge Israel Aerospace Industries’ (IAI)...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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