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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 […]


MBDA and Thales Extend Their Cooperation on CAMM

MBDA and Thales Extend Their Cooperation on CAMM

The core Team Complex Weapons (Team CW) air defence missile development programme – the Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) for the Future Local Anti-Air Defence System (FLAADS) – has been the catalyst for the creation of a new business relationship […]


MBDA Details Latest Eurosam SAMP/T Firing Success

MBDA Details Latest Eurosam SAMP/T Firing Success

On March 6th 2013, the SAMP/T system scored a new success. A joint team of French and Italian crew operating 2 French Air Force SAMP/T units conducted a test fire against a ballistic threat. This was the third time that […]


MEADS Successfully Intercepts Air-Breathing Target

MEADS Successfully Intercepts Air-Breathing Target

The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) detected, tracked, intercepted and destroyed an air-breathing target in its first-ever intercept flight test today at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The test achieved all criteria for success. MEADS is a next-generation, ground-mobile […]


 
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