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MBDA has been awarded a contract to equip the Brazilian Navy’s new Tamandaré-class frigates with the Sea Ceptor air defence missile system

Sea Ceptor is a smart weapon control system (WCS) that together with the fully-active Common Anti-air Modular Missile (CAMM) provides comprehensive self-defence and local area air defence (LAAD). This will enable Brazil’s Tamandaré-class frigates to protect themselves, consorts and fixed infrastructure against the full range of threat types at sea …

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MBDA Sea Ceptor to protect Royal Navy’s new Type 31 frigates

MBDA’s Sea Ceptor system will protect the Royal Navy’s new Type 31 frigates under a contract awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence. Sea Ceptor is the world’s most modern naval air defence system of its class. Utilising the Common Anti-Air Modular Missile (CAMM), it offers both world-leading close-in air …

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MBDA awarded first contract for its new Albatros NG system

MBDA has been awarded a first contract for Albatros NG, a brand new CAMM-ER based air defence system. This first order, from an undisclosed international customer, marks a further validation of the wide appeal of the CAMM air defence family on the global marketplace and paves the way to further …

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MBDA Launches ‘Sky Warden’ Counter- UAV System at IDEX 2021

MBDA today Launched its ‘Sky Warden’ counter unmanned aerial systems (C-UAS) at IDEX 2021. Eric Béranger, CEO of MBDA, said in a release: “Sky Warden embodies MBDA’s deep knowledge of the engagement process, systems integration, of all categories of effectors and their next evolutions, and of effects management in the …

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Rheinmetall and MBDA win contract for high-energy laser system

Germany’s Federal Office for Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw) has awarded a consortium, or ARGE, consisting of MBDA Deutschland GmbH and Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH a contract to fabricate, integrate and support testing of a laser weapon demonstrator in the maritime environment. The order value is in …

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MBDA, French Army Demo Drone-guided BVR Capability of MMP Missile

Drone guiding fire of MMP missile

Missile maker, MBDA and the French Army today demonstrated the beyond visual range (BVR) capability of the drone-guided MMP surface-to-air missile MBDA has carried out the first demonstration of the operational capabilities of LYNKEUS Dismounted, comprising the MMP system in infantry configuration and a Novadem NX70 drone linked via radio …

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UK orders production of MBDA’s SPEAR mini-cruise missile

SPEAR mini-cruise missile

MBDA has received a contract valued at £550 million for production of the SPEAR missile system from the UK Ministry of Defence. SPEAR (known in UK service as SPEAR3) is a first-of-class network enabled miniature cruise missile. SPEAR will be the main medium-to-long-range strike weapon of the UK F-35 combat aircraft, …

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