This is used in protecting the rocket casing from hot gases. Work is progressing smoothly for Astra MK-2 Air-to-air missile and testing can be expected soon.

EPDM rubber is a type of synthetic rubber. It is extremely durable and flexible and therefore has a wide range of applications, including in vehicles (where it is used for window and door seals, as well as cooling system hoses), cold-rooms, non-slip coatings for decks and playgrounds and many others besides.