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MBDA’s ASRAAM Missile to Integrate With UK’s Lockheed-Built F-35Bs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 10, 2016 — MBDA has delivered the first Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile to the U.K. in preparation for integration, fire tests and flight trials with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35B Lightning II jet, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. MBDA said Monday it has also worked with BAE Systems to supply an …

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MBDA to Help Market BAE High-Precision Rockets in Europe

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 21, 2015 — European missile systems integrator MBDA will sell BAE Systems APKWS laser-guided systems in the region under a collaboration agreement with the company’s U.S. subsidiary, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. David Harrold, director of precision guidance solutions at BAE Systems Inc., said Wednesday the move is part …

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MBDA Gets $462M Contract to Update UK Air-to-Air Missile

MBDA will develop a new variant of the Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile for the U.K. military under an eight-year, $462.2 million contract. The variant will feature an update of the current ASRAAM’s subsystems in efforts to drive down costs and support future modifications, the British defense ministry said Wednesday. Simon …

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MBDA to Produce Air Defense System for Georgia

TYSONS CORNER, VA July 15, 2015 — Airbus, BAE Systems and Finmeccanica consortium MBDA has landed a contract to produce an air defense system for Georgia’s defense ministry, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Civil Georgia online news service quoted local officials as saying Friday the defense system will be entirely compatible with …

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Germany to Discuss Missile Order with Lockheed-MBDA Team

Germany could initially procure 8 to 10 Medium Extended Air Defense Systems from the team of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and MBDA for the country’s missile defense system replacement initiative, Reuters reported Thursday. Michelle Martin writes Thomas Homberg, managing director at MBDA, said that upcoming contract discussions would center on …

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Report: Airbus Seeks Majority Stake of MBDA

Airbus wants to buy Finmeccanica’s 25 percent share of European missile company MBDA, Reuters reported Monday. Airbus plans to bolster its 37.5 percent stake at MBDA after Finmeccanica announced sale of its share, Alexandre Boksenbaum-Granier and Valentina Za report, citing a report from Britain’s Sunday Times. Analysts estimate Finmeccanica’s MBDA …

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Thales, MBDA Partner With Polish Firm on Bid for Poland’s Missile Defense System

Thales and MBDA have partnered with Poland’s Wojskowe Zaklady Uzbrojenia to offer the Aster 30 Block 1 missile in a joint bid for the Polish government’s Wisla contract, Defense News reported Tuesday. Pierre Tran writes that Thales and MBDA have submitted letters of intent for cooperation with WZU to bolster the local industry’s autonomy in producing and supporting …

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John Pranzatelli, MBDA’s US President, Adds CEO Title

John Pranzatelli, president of the U.S. subsidiary for global missile manufacturer MBDA,  has been appointed to CEO and will continue to hold the title of president at the subsidiary — MBDA Inc. Scott Webster will continue as chairman of MBDA Inc.’s board after one year as the subsidiary’s interim CEO, MBDA said Friday. Pranzatelli, who has served …

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Scott Webster Named MBDA’s US Chairman, CEO; Jerry Agee to Retire

Scott Webster, a co-founder of space system manufacturer Orbital Sciences, has joined the U.S. arm of global missile technology contractor MBDA Group as chairman, CEO and managing director. He succeeds Jerry Agee, who will retire from MBDA Inc. this month after four years at the helm, MBDA said Thursday. At …

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John Pranzatelli Promoted to MBDA Inc. President

John Pranzatelli has been promoted to president of MBDA Inc., the U.S. operations of global missile systems maker MBDA Group. He will work with U.S. military customers and partners to develop new products and be responsible for growing the MBDA Group’s presence in the U.S. market, MBDA Inc. says on …

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