The facility that manufactures advanced targeting lasers for the Lockheed Martin F-35, Boeing Apache attack helicopter and Northrop Grumman’s Litening and Lockheed’s Sniper targeting pods is owned by an Italian company and based in a 1,000-sq.-meter (10,760-sq.-ft.) facility in the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.  The Finmeccanica Airborne and Space Systems (formerly Selex ES) site encompasses an estimated 75% of the global market for high-energy military lasers, following a ...

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