India and the United Arab Emirates are emerging as potential launch partners on the MBDA Marte extended-range (ER) version of the antiship missile, as the European missile manufacturer looks to refine its business model in the export arena. India is interested in the Marte ER to meet a requirement for a helicopter-launched antiship missile. In the Marte ER development, the missile’s solid-propellant sustainer motor would be replaced with a small turbojet, taking its range beyond 100 km. ...


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