Aerospace & Defence News, Early March, 2022


A “hugely significant” £10 million aerospace hub has officially opened in Yeovil. The iAero, a business centre dedicated to innovation, collaboration and sustainable aviation, welcomed local figures for its opening ceremony on Tuesday February 22nd.


A global missile manufacturer is planning to hire hundreds of people across its UK operations in the coming year.

MBDA, which has UK bases in Bristol, Bolton and Stevenage, is a joint venture between Airbus (37.5%), BAE Systems (37.5%) and Leonardo (25%). It has more than 12,000 employees working across France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the US and UK.