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MBDA Launches ‘Sky Warden’ Counter- UAV System at IDEX 2021

MBDA today Launched its ‘Sky Warden’ counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) at IDEX 2021. Eric Béranger, CEO of MBDA, said in a release: “Sky Warden embodies MBDA’s deep knowledge of the engagement process, systems integration, of all categories of effectors and their next evolutions, and of effects management in the …

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Rheinmetall and MBDA win contract for high-energy laser system

Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded a consortium, or ARGE, consisting of MBDA Deutschland GmbH and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH a contract to fabricate, integrate and support testing of a laser weapon demonstrator in the maritime environment. The order value is in …

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MBDA, French Army Demo Drone-guided BVR Capability of MMP Missile

Drone guiding fire of MMP missile

Missile maker, MBDA and the French Army today demonstrated the beyond visual range (BVR) capability of the drone-guided MMP surface-to-air missile MBDA has carried out the first demonstration of the operational capabilities of LYNKEUS Dismounted, comprising the MMP system in infantry configuration and a Novadem NX70 drone linked via radio …

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UK orders production of MBDA’s SPEAR mini-cruise missile

SPEAR mini-cruise missile

MBDA has received a contract valued at £550 million for production of the SPEAR missile system from the UK Ministry of Defence. SPEAR (known in UK service as SPEAR3) is a first-of-class network enabled miniature cruise missile. SPEAR will be the main medium-to-long-range strike weapon of the UK F-35 combat aircraft, …

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French Minister for the Armed Forces Florence Parly has announced that MBDA is to develop the Future Tactical Air-to-Surface Missile (MAST-F) program as the main French Army air to ground armament for the Tiger combat helicopter. MBDA was selected after proposing to the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA – French …

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MBDA Launches the New VL MICA NG Air Defense System

On the occasion of the Euronaval-Online exhibition, MBDA announces the commercial launch of its new VL MICA NG air defence system. The VL MICA NG system is based on the integration into the existing VL MICA system of the MICA NG (New Generation) anti-air missile, which began development in 2018 …

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MBDA Appoints Lorenzo Mariani to Two Key Positions

Lorenzo Mariani, Executive Group Director Sales & Business Development of MBDA and Managing Director of MBDA Italia

Starting from 1st September 2020, Lorenzo Mariani has become Executive Group Director Sales & Business Development of MBDA and Managing Director of MBDA Italia. Reporting directly to Eric Béranger, the group’s Chief Executive Officer, he also becomes a member of MBDA’s Executive Committee. Mr. Mariani succeeds Pasquale Di Bartolomeo following …

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MBDA and Lockheed Martin Submit New Bid for Germany’s Integrated Air & Missile Defense System

MBDA Deutschland and Lockheed Martin (LM), the TLVS bidders consortium (TLVS JV), have submitted an updated proposal to the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw). The proposal includes development, test, certification and delivery of Germany’s future Integrated Air and Missile Defense system. “More than …

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