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Gizmodo: Modern Armor Won’t Stand a Chance Against MBDA MMP
Gizmodo: Modern Armor Won’t Stand a Chance Against MBDA MMP

As noted by Gizmodo and Defense Update today at Eurostory 2014 MBDA Missile Systems presented two new configurations of MMP, the fifth generation land combat weapon system; one on the MPCV (Multi-Purpose Combat Vehicle) and another, in collaboration with Nexter, on the T40 turret. The MMP is similar to the American Javelin in that they are

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MBDA Brimstone for European Typhoon Fighter a ‘Paradigm Shift’
MBDA Brimstone for European Typhoon Fighter a ‘Paradigm Shift’

Integrating Dual Mode Brimstone and other MBDA missiles on the Eurofighter Typhoon Aircraft represents a “paradigm shift” in the fighter’s capabilities and will keep it at the forefront of military capabilities for the coming decades, according to a recent Jane’s Defense Weekly article from the ILA Airshow in Berlin. The article highlights Brimstone’s combat-proven record as a

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Dual Mode Brimstone Achieves Direct Hits in MQ-9 Reaper Testing
Dual Mode Brimstone Achieves Direct Hits in MQ-9 Reaper Testing

Recent testing demonstrated that MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) armed with MBDA’s Dual Mode Brimstone (DMB) can defeat high speed and maneuvering targets with a single missile shot.  This represents a significant extension of DMB’s value.  DMB is the combat-proven weapon of choice on jet aircraft for defeating erratically moving targets, including in urban

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Brimstone In the News: January 2014- Successful Trials and NATO PGM

As reported Friday in Flight Global, the UK sponsored the integration and test firings of Dual Mode Brimstone missiles off an MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft in China Lake, California. The article says, “Interest in the Brimstone’s integration with the Reaper stems from the dual-mode seeker and millimeter-wave radar-equipped type’s combat-proven accuracy, and its ability

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