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VIPER STRIKE SCORES MULTIPLE DIRECT HITS FROM USMC’S KC-130J HARVEST HAWK

HUNTSVILLE, AL – MBDA Incorporated’s GBU-44/E Viper Strike munition scored multiple direct hits from a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130J Harvest HAWK aircraft during developmental testing at Naval Air Warfare Center’s China Lake, California Weapons Station. Viper Strike is a glide munition capable of precision attack from extended stand-off ranges using GPS-aided navigation and a semi-active

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MBDA Incorporated Purchases Northrop Grumman’s Viper Strike Munitions Business In Huntsville, Alabama

International guided weapons leader MBDA expands its footprint in the United States. ARLINGTON, Virginia: MBDA Inc., the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of missile manufacturer MBDA, has purchased Northrop Grumman’s Viper Strike munitions business, located in Huntsville, AL. Terms of the agreement are not being disclosed. The Viper Strike purchase is MBDA Inc.’s first acquisition in

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MEADS COMPLETES CDR AND IS READY FOR FLIGHT TEST

ORLANDO/MUNICH/ROME, September 15, 2010 – The Medium Extended Air Defense System (MEADS) program has completed an extensive series of Critical Design Review (CDR) events with a Summary CDR at MEADS International in Orlando, FL. The program team’s focus now moves to final build, integration and test activities leading to flight tests involving all system elements

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