3 June 2021 – Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) have confirmed its interest in cooperating with NIOA’s Australian Missile Corporation to fulfill the Australian governments vision of developing sovereign Australian defence capabilities.
Both companies believe that the joint capabilities are synergetic and the joint effort will provide leading innovative local solutions for the benefit of Australian industries.
IAI is a world-leading aerospace and defense company innovating and delivering state-of-the-art technology in space, air, land, naval, cyber and homeland security for defence and commercial markets. With decades of combat-proven experience, IAI provides customers with cutting-edge solutions, tailor-made to the unique challenges they face. These include satellites, UAVs, missiles, intelligence solutions, weapon systems, air defense systems, robotic systems, radars, business jets, aerostructures, and more.
Robert Nioa, CEO of NIOA and the Australian Missile Corporation welcomed the support from IAI. “Working with highly capable organisations such as IAI is critical to the success of the Commonwealth’s sovereign guided weapons enterprise. We welcome any opportunity to bring leading technologies to Australia to enhance the capability of the Australian Defence Force.”
IAI Australian based M.D. Mr. Oded Sheshinski said, “IAI’s strategy to support Australian companies establish their own sovereign capability is based on the successful transfer of knowledge and knowhow to selected governments and companies worldwide, providing those countries with, and enabling real sovereign capability”. Boaz Levy, IAI’s President & CEO said, “IAI brings state of the art capabilities, technological excellence and knowhow, and vast combat proven experience, accumulated over many years. We are happy to join hands with NOIA in establishing sovereign Australian defence capabilities”.