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MBDA and Lockheed Martin sign MoU to explore missile/launcher market

22nd May 2013 - 17:31 GMT | by Joyce de Thouars in London


MBDA and Lockheed Martin entered a MoU in May to jointly explore the market for integration of MBDA naval missile systems into Lockheed Martin’s launching systems. 

The launch of a Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM) surface-to-air missile from a Mk 41 Vertical Launch System (VLS) will be demonstrated later in 2013. A defence spokesperson told Shephard a single ejection would take place in the UK in the latter half of the year. 

CEO of MBDA Antoine Bouvier said: ‘Possessing the broadest range of naval missiles on the market, there is a strong logic for MBDA to join forces with Lockheed

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Joyce de Thouars


Joyce de Thouars

Joyce holds a MA degree in Middle Eastern Studies from King’s College London. Before she …

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