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DSEI 2017: Lockheed aims for profitable turret market

5th September 2017 - 12:00 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


Having already achieved success supplying turret systems for the British Army’s new Ajax vehicle and Warrior upgrade programme, Lockheed Martin UK (LMUK) is now eyeing several opportunities in the lucrative export market.

During a recent visit to its turret manufacturing facility in Ampthill, LMUK officials told Shephard that it believed the sales opportunities for its turret solutions could be worth around £4 billion over the next five years.

‘There’s a huge amount of interest in the turret because it is state of the art in terms of the [fire control system] and weapon system,’ said Richard Muir, director of

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Grant Turnbull


Grant Turnbull

Grant Turnbull was the editor of Land Warfare International and Digital Battlespace magazines with Shephard …

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