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MBDA’s First Sea Ceptor Firings Are A Double Success

MBDA’s First Sea Ceptor Firings Are A Double Success

MBDA carried out two successful guided firings by the Sea Ceptor air defence system on 29th May and 5th June at the land-based Vidsel range facilities in Sweden. These firings were the first seeker guided firings for the Common Anti-air […]


MBDA Unveils First 5th Gen Battlefield Missile

MBDA Unveils First 5th Gen Battlefield Missile

At Eurosatory 2014, MBDA is showcasing MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée) the latest addition to its range of land combat missiles. Just six months ago, in December 2013, the program was given the official go ahead by the French DGA (Direction […]


MBDA Demonstrates MMP Firing from Confined Spaces

MBDA Demonstrates MMP Firing from Confined Spaces

MBDA’s MMP (Missile Moyenne Portée) program has passed a major phase in its development. MBDA has just demonstrated the firing capabilities of its MMP missile in an operational configuration. The launch tests were carried out in a confined space in […]


MBDA to Develop FASGW(H) / ANL, NexGen Anglo-French Anti-Ship Missile

MBDA to Develop FASGW(H) / ANL, NexGen Anglo-French Anti-Ship Missile

MBDA welcomes the signature of the Demonstration and Manufacture contract for the FASGW(H) / ANL (Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy)/ Anti Navire Léger) missile on 27th March 2014. This jointly funded Anglo-French contract, valued at more than £500 million […]


MBDA Presents the Marte Coastal Defense System

MBDA Presents the Marte Coastal Defense System

At the DIMDEX exhibition in Doha, Qatar (25-27 March 2014), MBDA is presenting for the first time ever a new coastal defence system based on the Marte missile family. This system, the Marte Coastal Defence System (MCDS), guarantees maritime coastal […]


VL MICA Missile Fired from Omani OPV

VL MICA Missile Fired from Omani OPV

The Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) has recently conducted an operational naval VL MICA missile firing from the Al Shamikh Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV), a Khareef class constructed by BAE Systems. This live firing took place at the French MoD’s […]


New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

New Zealand Selects Sea Ceptor Air Defence System for ANZAC Frigates

The New Zealand MoD has confirmed its preferred tenderers for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s (RNZN) ANZAC Frigate Systems Upgrade project to include MBDA as the provider of Sea Ceptor for the Local Area Air Defence (LAAD) system; subject to […]


MEADS System to Identify Friend Or Foe Aircraft Certified by US Air Traffic Control Office

MEADS System to Identify Friend Or Foe Aircraft Certified by US Air Traffic Control Office

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) Mode 5 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) system has been certified for operation. MEADS became the first U.S. system approved to incorporate a non-U.S. cryptographic device in 2009. Certification by the U.S. Air […]


French Naval Cruise Missile Scores Test Success

French Naval Cruise Missile Scores Test Success

On 1st July 2013, the French DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) successfully carried out the first qualification firing of the naval cruise missile (MdCN or Missile de Croisière Naval). The firing, which took place at the DGA’s Biscarrosse missile test […]


 
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