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Frank St. John: Lockheed-MBDA Team Awaits German Missile Defense System RFP

Frank St. John, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s missiles and fire control business, told Defense News in an interview published Wednesday that Germany has reviewed a missile defense system the Bethesda, Md.-based company is offering through a partnership with MBDA. Lockheed originally teamed up with MBDA Deutschland and Leonardo in late 2016 to bid …

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MBDA Tests Compact Missile Using Lockheed Standalone Launcher

Lockheed Martin and MBDA have wrapped up qualification tests of the latter’s Common Anti-air Modular Missile from Lockheed’s Extensible Launching System three-cell standalone launcher. MBDA said Thursday the ExLS launcher works to integrate new missiles and munitions into naval surface warships that are equipped with Lockheed’s Mk 41 vertical launching system. The 3-cell ExLS is …

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MBDA Delivers Initial Missiles and Firing Posts to French Military

MBDA has delivered the initial set of 50 missiles and 20 firing posts needed for the French armed forces’ new man-portable weapon system. The company said Thursday it developed the MMP missile system to incrementally replace the Milan, HOT and ERYX anti-tank missiles that are currently in service with France’s military. The French defense procurement agency aims …

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Saab Tapped for MBDA’s ‘Meteor’ Missile Radar Subsystem

Saab has received a contract worth approximately $18.35 million for the delivery of radar subsystems to be incorporated into air-to-air missiles that MBDA is developing under a European multi-lateral program. The order covers the delivery of Saab’s radar proximity fuze subsystems for integration with Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missiles through 2021, Saab said …

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MBDA Tests Sea Venom Anti-Ship Missile Onboard UK Naval Helicopter

MBDA has conducted air carriage and jettison tests of its anti-ship missile technology onboard a Westland-built naval helicopter from the U.K.’s navy. The Sea Venom/ANL missile tests evaluated the platform’s capacity for integration with the Lynx and Super Lynx helicopters, MBDA said Wednesday. MBDA developed Sea Venom to counter vessels such as fast inshore attack craft, fast attack craft and corvettes …

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MBDA Unveils New Short Range Air Defense System

MBDA has introduced a short range air defense system offering that is built upon a remotely controlled turret. The company said Tuesday its Mistral ATLAS-RC platform is designed to integrate with light armored vehicles such as the Spanish army’s URO VAMTAC ST5 and equipped with a pair of Mistral missiles and a thermal sight technology. The system also works to protect military users with …

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