Tag Archives: MBDA

Lockheed, MBDA Form JV as Team Negotiates German Missile Defense System Contract

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 9, 2018 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has created a joint venture with MBDA as part of efforts to negotiate a contract with Germany’s military procurement office to build the country’s future integrated air and missile defense system, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Thursday the TLVS joint …

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BAE-Led Team Conducts Ground Tests on Design of Aircraft Payload Bays

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 13, 2018 — BAE Systems has teamed with Harris (NYSE: HRS) and MBDA‘s U.K. business to perform ground-based tests on aircraft payload bays for weapons, fuel tanks and other equipment, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The tests were held at the BAE site in Warton, Lancashire, and sought to …

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BAE Announces Reorganization Plan, Names New CTO in Series of Exec Moves

BAE Systems has announced plans to eliminate its U.K. and international platforms and services operating groups as part of a reorganization effort that will take effect on Jan. 1. The company said Tuesday it will consolidate its military air and information business, its interest in the MBDA joint venture as …

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GovCon Wire’s Weekly Roundup: Border Protection Infrastructure & The New Space-Race

Weekly Roundup April 24 – April 28 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson For months, we’ve all been reading about the proposed wall along our nation’s southern borders, headlines describing the billions of dollars that will be needed to fund such …

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MBDA Secures 3 UK Missile Contracts Worth $689M Total

The U.K.’s ministry of defense has awarded MBDA three contracts worth $689 million combined to produce and maintain various missile systems for the British armed forces. MBDA will supply Meteor and Common Anti-air Modular Missile weapons as well as maintain Sea Viper missiles in support of various ships and aircraft, the ministry said Friday. The company secured a …

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UK-France Team Taps MBDA for $183M Air-Launched Missile Upgrade Contract

MBDA has received a potential $183 million contract from the U.K. and France to update the two countries’ air-launched missile systems. The contract covers modernization work on the Royal Air Force’s Storm Shadow and France’s SCALP missiles, the U.K. government said in a news release published Wednesday. Harriett Baldwin, British defense …

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Lockheed-MBDA JV Submits Bid for Poland’s Missile Defense Procurement Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2017 — A joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and MBDA has submitted a bid in response to Poland’s solicitation for an air and missile defense system under the country’s Wisla program, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Defense News reported Tuesday that MEADS International‘s proposal offers the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 Missile Segment …

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UK Air Force Considers MBDA Brimstone Missiles for General Atomics’ Certifiable Predator B

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — The U.K. air force has expressed plans to equip its General Atomics-built Certifiable Predator B unmanned aircraft systems with MBDA‘s Brimstone precision strike missiles, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. MBDA said Dec. 8 it will partner with the Defense Department, the U.K ministry of defense and General Atomics’ …

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MBDA to Provide Infrared Guided Missiles for UK’s F-35s Under Estimated $239M Contract

MBDA has received an estimated $239 million contract from the U.K. defense ministry to provide infrared air-to-air missiles for the country’s F-35 Lightning II fighter jet fleet. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile will be the first missile from a U.K. company that will integrate with the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35,  MBDA said Tuesday. …

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Lockheed, MBDA Seek German Parliamentary Approval for MEADS Deal by Year’s End

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 3, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and its partner MBDA hope to receive clearance from Germany’s parliament by the end of the year to proceed with the planned $4.5 billion procurement of their Medium Extended Air Defense System, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Reuters reported Thursday that the German parliament …

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