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Sea Ceptor Selected for T26 Global Combat Ship
Sea Ceptor Selected for T26 Global Combat Ship

MBDA has been awarded a £100M Demonstration and Manufacture contract by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) for the Sea Ceptor air defense system for the UK Royal Navy’s (RN) newest class of frigate, the Type 26 (T26) Global Combat Ship (GCS). This advanced missile system will provide the principal air defense of the T26

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MBDA Showcases SPEAR Precision Strike Missile at Farnborough 2016
MBDA Showcases SPEAR Precision Strike Missile at Farnborough 2016

At the 2016 Farnborough International Air Show, MBDA is showcasing the next generation air-launched networked precision strike weapon, SPEAR, for which MBDA Systems was awarded a £411M development contract by the United Kingdom Ministry of Defense. SPEAR will provide the United Kingdom’s F-35 Lightning with a unique strike capability, fully utilizing the F-35’s advanced sensor

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MBDA’S Newest Brimstone Missile Enters RAF Service on Tornado GR4
MBDA’S Newest Brimstone Missile Enters RAF Service on Tornado GR4

The latest version of MBDA’s Brimstone precision strike missile has formally entered service on the UK Royal Air Force Tornado GR4. The introduction of an insensitive munition compliant rocket motor and warhead combined with an enhanced version of MBDA’s unique Dual Mode Semi-Active Laser/ Millimetric Wave seeker and an improved autopilot dramatically increases the weapon’s

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MBDA SHOWCASES ADVANCED MISSILES FOR THE F-35 AT FARNBOROUGH 2016
MBDA SHOWCASES ADVANCED MISSILES FOR THE F-35 AT FARNBOROUGH 2016

The F-35 is a fully network-enabled, 5th generation multi-role fighter offering a combination of advanced stealth, sensor fusion, and data-links. To maximize the aircraft’s potential in the air-to-air and air-to-surface operations requires advanced missiles that are in tune with the F-35’s performance. MBDA is rising to the challenge with ASRAAM, Meteor, and SPEAR. These weapons offer

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RAF Operational Trials: 100% Increase in Brimstone Stand-Off-Range
RAF Operational Trials: 100% Increase in Brimstone Stand-Off-Range

February 2016, China Lake:  MBDA has increased Brimstone’s engagement envelope by 100%, further amplifying Brimstone’s ability to engage targets at high off-bore sight angles, enabling the warfighter to perform Close-Air-Support (CAS) missions without needing to maneuvering in perfect alignment with their intended target(s). To date, Brimstone has a record of approximately 500 missile firings with

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