A first in Europe: the FREMM Aquitaine fires a naval cruise missile from MBDA

The frigate Aquitaine, the first unit in the multi-mission frigate program (FREMM), has successfully fired its first missiles: an Exocet MM40 surface-to-surface missile and a naval cruise missile. The missiles were fired respectively on 12 and 19 May on the firing ranges of the DGA missile testing centre off Levant Island. This is the first … Czytaj dalej

EDIC’s NIMR Automotive & MBDA unveil the HAFEET Air Defence Vehicle (HAFEET ADV)

Abu Dhabi, 22nd February, 2015: MBDA and NIMR Automotive LLC, a light-medium weight military vehicle manufacturer based in Abu Dhabi, UAE and part of the Emirates Defence Industries Company (EDIC), an integrated national defence and services manufacturing platform, have entered into a commercial partnership to address a requirement of the Emirates Defence Forces for a … Czytaj dalej

Successful first firing of the MMP combat support missile

Monday, 2nd February 2015 : The French Defence Procurement Agency (Direction Générale de l’Armement) successfully carried out the first firing of MMP (Missile de Moyenne Portée or Medium Range Missile), the successor to the Milan weapon system. Carried out at the DGA Techniques Terrestres site in Bourges (central France), the firing test served to confirm … Czytaj dalej