Avenue Gay Lussac
T: +33 556 70 50 50
F: +33 556 70 75 22
Roxel, Europe´s largest tactical missile propulsion group, is owned equally by SNPE Matériaux Energétiques and MBDA. Roxel is an Anglo-French Company formed in February 2003 by the merging of CELERG of France and Royal Ordnance Rocket Motors of the UK.
Roxel, is the largest supplier of propulsion systems for tactical weapons in Europe and the third largest in the world. Roxel is jointly owned and controlled by its two parent companies, MBDA and SNPE, France’s leading supplier of energetic materials, pharmaceuticals and chemicals.
The company produces the propulsion system for key European missile programmes such as the Aster family of anti-missile missiles as well as supplying rocket motors for MBDA’s Asraam air-to-air missile, Exocet anti-ship weapon, Vertical Launch Seawolf naval point defence system and Rapier/Jernas air defence system.
France-33165 St Médard en Jalles
T: + 33 (0) 5 56 57 30 00
Located at about fifteen kilometres from Bordeaux in the south-west of France, this centre is the historical birthplace of the French strategic nuclear force's ballistic systems. The skills acquired developing these programs have made Aquitaine the specialist for integration of solid propellant stages, re-entry vehicles, design and manufacture of thermal protection systems, and high-performance wound filament structures, and the performance of complex testing, and engineering for ground installations.