De­but of L&T MBDA Mis­sile Sys­tems Ltd

Vayu Aerospace and Defence - - Aviation & Defence Inindia -

De­fExpo “2018 was par­tic­u­larly ex­cit­ing to MBDA as it the Joint Ven­ture we formed with Larsen and Toubro in Ltd as a key channel for de­liv­er­ing the next gen­er­a­tion of com­plex weapons ca­pa­bil­i­ties to the In­dian Armed Forces and de­vel­op­ing the ca­pa­bil­i­ties of In­dia’s de­fence in­dus­try Ltd show­cased a num­ber of prod­ucts, in­clud­ing ATGM5 and Ex­o­cet MM40 B3,” ac­cord­ing to the spokesman.

“ will be de­signed and man­u­fac­tured in In­dia to meet draw on the next gen­er­a­tion tech­nolo­gies of the MMP in France. ATGM5 will be de­signed and man­u­fac­tured in In­dian Armed Forces. It will be a true In­dian De­signed, Devel­oped and Man­u­fac­tured (IDDM) prod­uct, in­volv­ing the trans­fer of next gen­er­a­tion key tech­nolo­gies to In­dia, boost­ing the do­mes­tic de­fence in­dus­try sec­tor,” stated

Ex­o­cet MM40 Block 3 is the lat­est ver­sion of the well­known Ex­o­cet mis­sile fam­ily, and in­cludes re­place­ment of the mis­sile’s tra­di­tional rocket mo­tor with a tur­bo­jet to ex­tend the range of the sys­tem out to 200 km while the mis­sile’s al­ready ex­cel­lent nav­i­ga­tion sys­tem has seen fur­ther en­hance­ments.”

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