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Eurofighter Typhoon Jets to Get Long Range Strike Capability

Eurofighter Typhoon Jets to Get Long Range Strike Capability

Storm Shadow missiles are to be fitted to RAF Typhoon fast jets following a £120 million agreement signed today. Storm Shadow, which provides long-range air to surface capabilities, is 1 of the most advanced missiles of its kind. It is […]


UK and France Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

UK and France Strengthen Defence Co-Operation

Defence co-operation between the UK and France has been strengthened following agreements signed at the Farnborough Air Show today, 15 July. Philip Hammond and Jean-Yves Le Drian agreed to bolster co-operation relating to the acquisition and support of military equipment […]


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 […]


Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Saab: Gripen Closes In On Operational Meteor Capability

Sweden: Defence and security company Saab and FMV have concluded missile integration firings with Gripen and the MBDA Meteor BVRAAM (Beyond Visual-Range Air-to-Air Missile). These latest firings, conducted earlier this year, further verified missile integration with Gripen and validated seeker […]


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 […]


Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

Lockheed, MBDA Push MEADS Program at Berlin Show

At the ILA Berlin Air Show, MBDA and Lockheed Martin business leaders celebrated 10 years of development cooperation on the MEADSTM program. A definitive $3.4B USD contract was awarded that represented the three partner nations’ commitment to the development of […]


UK MOD Invests £36 Million In New Army Air Defence Missile

UK MOD Invests £36 Million In New Army Air Defence Missile

The army is a step closer to receiving a new multi-million-pound air defence missile system thanks to an investment by MOD. Missile company MBDA UK has been awarded a £36 million contract to explore what capabilities a land version of […]


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 […]


Britain, France sign anti-ship missile deal

Britain, France sign anti-ship missile deal

Britain and France will develop new anti-ship missiles in a 500-million project that stems from a major defence cooperation agreement, Britain’s Ministry of Defence said Thursday. The multi-national group MBDA has been awarded the contract to produce the helicopter-mounted missiles, […]


 
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