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Royal Navy Set to Test the DragonFire Laser Weapon by 2019

September 12, 2017 by · Comment
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A new laser weapon demonstrator being built for the UK Ministry of Defence has been unveiled today by the UK Dragonfire consortium at DSEI 2017 in London. Known as the Laser Directed Energy Weapon (LDEW) the weapon offers a range of different engagement solutions depending on the tactical scenario, these include tracking, deterring, dazzling the sensors of a potential threat, up to damaging or destroying it.

Royal Navy Complete first firing Test of a New Air Defence System

September 4, 2017 by · Comment
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The Sea Ceptor weapon system recently completed its first successfully firings from HMS Argyll, the first Type 23 to undergo the life-extension program.

Larsen & Toubro and MBDA establish Joint Venture for missile systems development in India

February 13, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: France, India, Syndicated Industry News 
Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and European weapon system specialist MBDA have announced the formation of an Indian based Joint Venture to pursue opportunities for the development and supply of missiles systems to meet the growing potential requirements of the Indian armed forces. To begin with, the JV will look to develop and supply fifth generation anti-tank guided missiles, anti-ship missiles for coastal defense and high-speed target drones.
              

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New Mobile VSHORAD Positioned to Replace German Stinger-Based leFlaSys

June 1, 2016 by · Comment
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MBDA Debuts High Power Laser Effector

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New Brimstone Demonstrates Enhanced CAS Responsiveness

May 5, 2016 by · Comment
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Dual Mode Brimstone loading on a Tornado GR4 for operations over Iraq, 2008 Photo: RAF Via MBDAMBDA's Brimstone air-to-surface missile has passed an operational evaluation by the Royal Air Force (RAF) that confirmed the performance of the weapon’s latest technical enhancements. These include a new warhead and propulsion system conforming to insensitive munitions (IM) standard and more robust airframe, improving the weapon's G loading and maneuverability.
              

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France to Upgrade SAMP/T Extended Range Air Defense System

Aster 30 extended range air defense missile system (SAMP/T). Photo: DGAThe French Ministry of Defence has launched a modernization program for the country's SAMP/T ground based air defense system. The Aster Block 1 NT (New Technology) programme will cover the modernization of the Aster 30 interceptor and associated SAMP/T air defense system that will evolve with missile defense capabilities.
              

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Test firing validates MMP’s direct, indirect firing capability

February 16, 2015 by · Comment
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British F-35B Begin Weapons Testing in the US

November 27, 2014 by · Comment
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Eurosatory: MMP, the future guided weapon the French Army expects to field by 2017

June 12, 2014 by · Comment
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Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) Assessed as Rapier FSC Replacement

May 2, 2014 by · Comment
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MBDA demonstrates firing MMP missiles from confined space

April 24, 2014 by · Comment
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Brimstone Completes Drone Test Trials

March 21, 2014 by · Comment
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Taurus KEPD 350 missile Flying on the Typhoon

January 16, 2014 by · Comment
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MBDA Completes First MPCV Air-Defense Vehicles

November 17, 2013 by · Comment
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New Khareef Class Corvette Enters Service with the Royal Omani Navy

October 15, 2013 by · Comment
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British MOD Contracts £250 Million for Sea Ceptor Missile Air Defense Systems

September 10, 2013 by · Comment
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MBDA Tests ‘Scalable Warhead’ Technology

August 27, 2013 by · Comment
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French Cruise Missile Successful in First Firing Test

July 6, 2013 by · Comment
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Gripen Fires Production Versions of MBDA’s Meteor air/air Missiles

July 2, 2013 by · Comment
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Brimstones for Reapers?

May 2, 2013 by · Comment
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Dual Mode Seeker Brimstone (DMSB) missiles fitted with a Litening targeting pod to a Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 aircraft. Photo: MBDAThe US Air Force is looking at equipping its General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft with British-developed Brimstone missiles, to reduce collateral damage. The Reapers flown by the US Air Force are currently employed with AGM-114R Hellfire...

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Airbus Military Test MBDA Marte MK2/S Anti-Ship Missile with C295

April 15, 2013 by · Comment
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c295_marteAirbus Military and MBDA have successfully demonstrated the release of an instrumented Marte MK2/S anti-ship inert missile installed under the wing of the C295 maritime patrol aircraft.

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SAMP / T Successful on a Franco-Italian Missile Defense Test

March 7, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: France, Italy, missile defense, Syndicated Industry News 
aster_30_testThe Italian Army and French Air Force carried out yesterday a successful intercept of a ballistic missile target, testing a European missile defense architecture based on the European SAMP / T missile defense system.

Rudra Growing Claws

February 7, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: HAL, SAAB, Syndicated Industry News 
The development of a weaponizaed version for the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) was far from a simple upgrade; the integration of multiple weapon systems simultaneously was a complicated task involving four major groups of systems and weapons, from eight countries - Israel, France, Belgium, South Africa, Germany, Italy, USA and India.

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