Present in five European countries as well as in the US, MBDA is Europe’s leading guided weapon systems company and a global player. MBDA is the only company able to meet the guided weapons needs of each of the armed forces- in the air, on the land and at sea – offering a range of 45 missile systems and countermeasures. MBDA is the leader in Europe’s major international programmes such as the six-nation Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile, the Franco-British SCALP/ Storm Shadow cruise missile and the Sea Venom helicopter-launched anti-ship missile, as well as the family of naval and ground based air and missile defences using the Aster missile.