Fighter sales usually mean good business for missile makers, and the complexity of clearing new and sometimes unique weapons on modern platforms favors incumbent suppliers. And after a year that proved the fighter market is still wide open, the missile business also looks set to remain competitive. Export orders for the Dassault Rafale, Eurofighter Typhoon and Saab Gripen should mean business for Europe’s missile manufacturers, led by MDBA, and should help to offset the expected ...

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