Raytheon challenges Thales and MBDA
After slugging it out for the past six months over the huge Mark-3 contract to modernise Saudi Arabia’s short-range air [...]
Raytheon is one of the world’s biggest defence companies. It is the principal supplier of missiles to the Department of Defense and it is at the forefront of innovation in electronic warfare.
Frustrated that U.S. restrictions on technology exports are costing them contracts, U.S. military satellite manufacturers have successfully lobbied the Obama administration to relax the export rules concerning their sector. The reforms which are currently ongoing will allow the likes of [. [...]
Barack Obama’s decision on Sept. 17 to forego installing long-range anti-missile weapons in Poland and the Czech Republic was a mere step in revamping U.S. missile defense plans. In their place, the Americans are to deploy systems to protect against [. [...]