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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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MBDA Delivers ASRAAM Missiles for F-35 Integration
MBDA Delivers ASRAAM Missiles for F-35 Integration

MBDA’s ASRAAM will be the first UK missile to arm the F-35B, and its integration within the F-35’s System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase will provide UK Royal Air Force and Royal Navy F-35 with a proven capability to defeat air-to-air targets. ASRAAM is currently in service with the Royal Air Force as its Within Visual Range (WVR) Dominance weapon. The weapon is also in operational service with the Royal Australian Air Force on its F/A-18 Hornet.

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