The Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender intercepted a supersonic target, during exercise Formidable Shield.
Tag Archives : MBDA
20 Mar 2019
MBDA yesterday announced the successful achievement of the FC/ASW (Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon) “Key Review” phase, jointly conducted with the British Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) and the French Defense Procurement Agency (DGA).
19 Mar 2019
Work for the integration of MBDA's METEOR and SPEAR missiles onto the UK's F-35 Fleet has begun. SPEAR will be the anti-ship weapon of choice for UK pilots in the absence of a true anti-ship missile.
12 Mar 2019
MBDA's Simbad-RC Very Short Range Air Defense (VSHORAD) System has been selected by the Philippine Navy for its future José Rizal-class frigates, currently being constructed by the South Korean shipbuilder, Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in Ulsan.
01 Mar 2019
Video interview with MBDA's Christophe Leduc about the SPIMM (Self-Protection Integrated Mistral Module). SPIMM is an all-in-one air defence module based on the SIMBAD-RC system and designed to equip ships of all types, particularly those without a combat system (such as supply ships or even landing craft).
17 Feb 2019
At NAVDEX 2019, MBDA unveiled the SPIMM (Self-Protection Integrated Mistral Module), an all-in-one air defence module based on the SIMBAD-RC system and designed to equip ships of all types, particularly those without a combat system (such as supply ships).
15 Feb 2019
The French Ministry of the Armed Forces announced that a French Navy (Marine Nationale) Rafale M fighter fired a METEOR air to air missile for the first time on 13 February 2019.
30 Jan 2019
OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation), a European intergovernmental organisation that manages collaborative armament programmes, announced that Aster 30 Block 1 NT Missile has passed Preliminary Design Review. Several other milestones for the FSAF-PAAMS Programme have been reached in late 2018.
09 Jan 2019
At the end of 2018, MBDA successfully demonstrated the use of the Mistral missile against fast boats such as FIACs (Fast Inshore Attack Craft).