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MBDA encouraged by orders from ‘complex and challenging’ year

20th March 2019 - 23:44 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Weapons manufacturer MBDA is taking heart from a 2018 orders intake which amounted to €4 billion ($4.6 billion), equivalent to €2.5 billion from domestic markets and export bookings worth €1.5 billion.

The company admitted that several ongoing political issues had made business more challenging, referring specifically to national government policies, export licences and Brexit.

Despite the nature of those problems however, strategic ‘actions and initiatives to be more responsive’ toward customers and efforts to ‘rebalance’ new and older products, will setup more market opportunities in the future, according to Antoine Bouvier, CEO at MBDA.

Success of high profile orders, most

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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