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Israel’s domestic satellite industry saved

Israeli company Spacecom selects Israel Aerospace Industries to produce the Amos 6 communications satellite in a $200 million deal.



The decision to award the construction of Israel’s newest communications satelite to a state-owned company has probably saved the life of the production line and was likely done to preserve independence for defense communications.

The Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has announced that it was selected in an international tender to produce the Amos 6 communications satellite, which is to replace the Amos 2 sometime in 2016. The deal is worth $200 million and includes a satellite ground control station and operating services. Continue Reading »