Dragonfire Consortium Wins UK Laser Contract

LONDON—A consortium led by European missile manufacturer MBDA has been awarded a £30 million ($39.25 million) contract to develop and demonstrate a laser weapon for the UK defense ministry. The Dragonfire consortium includes QinetiQ and Leonardo-Finmeccanica with support from Arke, BAE Systems GKN...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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