As part of the 2014 EU Decision in support of the HCoC, the FRS is pursuing its expert missions in countries outside the European Union targeting the relevant industries, scientific community, export control experts and civil society representatives.
In November 2016, two expert missions took place, one in Thailand and one in Myanmar.
An expert mission to Israel took place on 10 January 2017.
On 18 May 2017, an expert mission in Manama (Bahrain) gathered representatives from Gulf Cooperation Council states.
As per the 2012 EU Decision, the FRS conducted field missions in targeted countries outside the European Union to address regional issues arising from ballistic proliferation and the regional developments in space launch programmes, the target country’s perception of these topics, and its view of HCoC and the Code’s role with regard to the aforementioned trends. Missions were organised in the following countries:
- South Africa