DIEHL JOINS FMRAAM

Germany’s Diehl has joined the Hughes-led team bidding for the RAF’s beyond visual range air-to-air missile. Diehl will work with Thomson-Thorn on the `lethality’ section of Hughes’ FMRAAM missile. Hughes and rival Matra BAe Dynamics are each awaiting £10m, 12-month Ministry of Defence risk reduction contracts in July.

Germany’s Diehl has joined the Hughes-led team bidding for the RAF’s beyond visual range air-to-air missile. Diehl will work with Thomson-Thorn on the `lethality’ section of Hughes’ FMRAAM missile. Hughes and rival Matra BAe Dynamics are each awaiting £10m, 12-month Ministry of Defence risk reduction contracts in July.