Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) is showcasing a wide range of strategic defence systems at the ongoing ADEX aerospace and defence show, as it seeks to make greater inroads into South Korea’s burgeoning defence market. IAI is placing a strong emphasis on its Multi Mission aircraft, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) command and control stations, precision strike systems such as loitering munitions, TopGun Course Correction Fuze and Rampage, long-range, air-to-ground, seeker-less, precision strike weapon, in addition to a selection of the company’s strategic systems.
“IAI Offers a wide range of advanced technological systems for the Republic of Korea (ROK) – a country we see as a strategic partner. IAI has been working with the Korean defence industries and armed forces for many years. It is through this experience that we have been exposed to the country’s unique needs and requirements and we hope to expand our presence in Korea by means of cooperation with local companies, long-term collaboration, joint development and production, technology transfer and technical support,” says Eli Alfassi, IAI’s EVP Marketing. Alfassi adds, “We find that the Republic of Korea and Israel have similar defence needs and we hope we can continue and share our technological experience as Israel largest aerospace and defense company with our partners in the ROK.”
IAI already has many current activities in the ROK, with a number of IAI products now being in operational service with the Korean military for many years. The company hopes to further expand its collaboration with leading local companies to integrate strategic state-of-the-art systems for the ROK. IAI is also participating at the “Korea-Israel defence industry cooperation strategy” seminar on October 15th, where company officials will present a lecture “Leading by Innovation.”
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