BAE systems makes US buy

Defence giant BAE Systems took a new step into the US market today with the acquisition of military support services firm MTC Technologies.

Defence giant BAE Systems took a new step into the US market today with the acquisition of military support services firm MTC Technologies.

BAE is paying US$448m (€311m) including debt for the Ohio-based business, which provides technical support to the country’s air force and army.

The deal follows a major expansion of BAE’s US presence in May when it agreed to buy military vehicles and body armour manufacturer Armor Holdings for £2.3bn (€3.2bn).

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