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MBDA
Founded 2001
Headquarters London, UK
Industry Defence
Products Missiles
Revenue €3,500 million
Employees 10,600
Parent BAE Systems (37.5%) EADS (37.5%) Finmeccanica (25%)
Website mbda.net

MBDA is the European weapons leviathan which manufactures missiles and is the result of the 2001 merger of Aérospatiale-Matra Missiles (of EADS), Alenia Marconi Systems' missile divisions and Matra BAe Dynamics.

Product range

MBDA's products include:

  • Air-to-air missiles:
    • AIM-132 ASRAAM - short range, IR guided
    • MBDA Meteor - long range, active radar terminal homing
    • MBDA Mica - IR and radar guided versions (also SAM)
  • Surface-to-air missiles:
    • Mistral missile(also AAM)
    • Eurosam MBDA Aster - medium and long range SAMs, both land and naval versions
    • LFK NG (together with Diehl BGT Defence)
    • Aspide
    • Rapier Missile System
    • Seawolf missile
  • Air-to-surface missiles:
    • MBDA Storm Shadow/SCALP-EG (proved popular in Gulf War 2)
    • MBDA AS 30 laser-guided missile
    • MBDA PGM 500 and MBDA PGM 2000|PGM 2000 guided missiles
  • Anti-ship missiles:
    • Exocet
    • Teseo (missile)|Otomat/Teseo
    • Marte (missile)
  • Anti-tank missiles:
    • MILAN
    • PARS 3 LR (together with Diehl BGT Defence)
    • ERYX - short range
    • Brimstone missile ATGM - air-launched
    • Euromissile HOT
  • Systems
    • Spada
    • Eurosam SAMP/T
    • PAAMS missile system comprising:
      • UKAMS PAAMS(S)
      • Eurosam PAAMS(E)
    • Eurosam SAAM-IT
    • Eurosam SAAM-FR

Locations

  • Germany:
    • Ulm
    • Unterschleißheim
    • Schrobenhausen