Defence authorities in the US advocate faster and more flexible FMS processes and enhanced collaboration between the services and agencies involved in the programme.
MKU eyes US acquisition
In an in-depth interview with Shephard, MKU CEO Neeraj Gupta revealed that the company was searching for a US acquisition to shore up its footing in the American defence market.
Asked by Shephard if the company was looking at markets for expansion, Gupta said MKU had been indirectly selling into the US market, but that it was looking at a 'major acquisition' to bring all its technologies into that space.
MKU already has a presence in Germany which specialises in vehicle ballistic protection for land, air and naval platforms.
MKU products have been supplied to US government agencies through third …
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