Long, teams boss exporting Jean-Luc Lamothe have gnawed fingernails, waiting for the enforcement of a contract that puts the year on the right side or not. So it will not be T-Loramids (Air Defence Turkey), estimated at 3 to 4 billion euros, nor the Polish program Wisla (about 4 billion), nor a Rafale export contract with the panoply of MBDA missiles, nor well course SRSAM (Air Defence in India), a program in distress … According to corroborating sources, the surprise came late in the year to Saudi Arabia, which has equipped its Eurofighter provided by BAE Systems to-air missiles Meteor, a contract valued at over $ 1 billion. This is also the first export contract Meteor.

Again Saudi Arabia came to save the business year of MBDA. In 2013, the missile had won five contracts, according to our information. Including BAE Systems had chosen the European missile to provide the Royal Saudi Air missile British air-ground Dual-Mode Brimstone. Also, it will equip the Saudi air force an additional batch of Storm Shadow cruise missiles. Or about an order valued for MBDA 500 ​​million. […]