With bidders lining up for a slew of Indian short-range air defense contracts, European missile-maker MBDA is taking an unusual approach to secure sizable deals. Rather than drawing on an existing system, MBDA is gambling by promoting a developmental surface-to-air missile system for army, navy and air force requirements. The strategy is being built around the Maitri system, a 15-km-range (9.3-mi.) surface-to-air missile (SAM), being jointly developed with India's Defense ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "MBDA Eyes India’s SAM Requirements".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.