Rotem Industries Ltd.

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Last Updated: November 11, 2011
Other Name: N/A
Location: Rotem Industries Park
Subordinate To: N/A, Rotem Industries is a private firm
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

Rotem Industries is a private firm specializing in the development and commercialization of emerging technologies. [1] Scientists who formerly worked at the Dimona nuclear research center founded the company in the early 1980s. While the company's work does not deal with missile research, development, and production, it is indirectly involved in the missile industry via its work on crystal growth (sapphire).

Rotem's Crystals division manufactures sapphire domes for cruise missiles and creates sapphire windows for anti-ballistic missiles. [2] RAFAEL's Python and Litening missiles use the sapphire dome, and IAI's Arrow anti-ballistic missile utilizes Rotem's sapphire window technology. [3]

[1] "About Us," Rotem Industries Ltd., 22 March 2010,
[2] "Crystals Products," Rotem Industries Ltd., 22 March 2010,
[3] "Crystals Products," Rotem Industries Ltd., 22 March 2010,

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