MBDA teams with Safran to offer MMP to Australia

09 November 2017

Safran has formed a partnership with MBDA in relation to the European missile system house’s bid to supply anti-tank guided missiles to the Australian Defence Force under the Land 400 phase 2 programme.

Safran will bring its PASEO modular advanced stabilised sighting system to the partnership.

MBDA’s offer is based on the company’s Missile Moyen Portee (MMP) system.

The companies said in a statement on 8 November that “[The] PASEO sighting system has already been integrated to fire the MMP missile.” The PASEO system and MMP have been ordered by France under the Engin Blindé a Roues de Contact wheeled armoured reconnaissance vehicle procurement which forms part of the broader Scorpion land systems recapitalisation effort.

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