PRESS RELEASE: IDE and OHB Hellas: Partners of a European program in the Space and Defense area

Koropi-Greece, July 22nd, 2021: ODIN'S EYE (“multinatiOnal Development INitiative for a Space-based missilE earlY-warning architecture”) is one of the 26 selected projects for funding by the European Commission, in the frame of the European Defense Industrial Development Program 2020 (EDIDP 2020). ODIN's EYE targets the development of an autonomous European Space Based Missile Early Warning (SBMEW) system, to create situational threat awareness against ballistic and novel hypersonic threats.

OHB System AG, a subsidiary of space and technology group OHB SE, leads the consortium of this space surveillance and early warning project.The ODIN's EYE consortium consists of 34 partners from 12 EU Member States, with the support, among others, of the Hellenic Ministry of Defense.

INTRACOM DEFENSE (IDE) and OHB Hellas are valuable partners of ODIN's EYE consortium as they contribute with state of the art technologies in Secure Communications and Cybersecurity frameworks (IDE) and On-Board Data Processing for satellites (OHB Hellas), applicable in the demanding field of the critical satellite systems.

This marks the first presence of Greek industries in a European Space Defence project under the EDIDP framework.


About IDE

INTRACOM DEFENSE (IDE) is a highly acclaimed Defense Systems Company in Greece, with an outstanding record of participation in domestic programs and exports to quality-driven international customers.

IDE utilizes high-end technologies in the design and development of advanced products in the areas of Missile Electronics, Tactical IP Communications, C4I Systems, Surveillance, Hybrid Electric Power Systems, and Unmanned Systems. The Company retains its international recognition through the long standing participation in European and NATO new technology development programs. Utilizing advanced production capabilities and large-scale project management know-how, IDE is a key player in the high technology sector of the Hellenic Defense Industry.

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About OHB Hellas

OHB Hellas, single member L.L.C (in greek: OHB Hellas mon.EPE), which is a subsidiary company of the German multinational technology group OHB SE based in Germany, has started its operation in Greece since July 2018 following a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Digital Governance in 2017. OHB Hellas is owned 100% by OHB SE. OHB SE holds multiple success stories of this organic deployment in Europe. OHB Hellas is a dedicated space system company with the ambition to develop space business in collaboration with local industries, universities and institutions.

OHB Hellas works with leading national and international companies and space agencies to pool the competences required for specific projects. With main interest on innovation and on market niche, OHB Hellas focuses on the areas of On-board satellite data processing (AI/ML onboard spacecraft), Earth observation and time critical applications, optical space telecommunications systems and smart manufacturing. For more information please visit:


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