MBDA Missile Systems

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Name: MBDA Missile Systems
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Army's 3-D printed bombs to create 'a whole new universe' of lethal capabilities

Story TopicsThree-dimensional printing is taking the evolution of the bomb to a new level. The U.S. Army believes that the new technology will present security experts and policy makers with capabilities previously unimaginable.“Once you get into detonation ... [Published Washington Times - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

It’s different for girls

I attended an engineering conference in London where 96 per cent of the delegates were female. Having been a journalist in this industry for 12 years, I’m used to seeing a sea of suits (the trouser variety) at engineering events and never having to queue ... [Published Develop 3D - 12 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

US Army Ponders 3D Printed Warheads

By MINAAdditive manufacturing, more commonly known as 3-D printing, is inherently creative. Materials are layered together and built up, constructing an object from powder and heat and code. In the future, the U.S. Army wants to turn this innovation to ... [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Integrating Complex Weapons and Aircraft

A few days ago I posted a quick article on the contract award to Thales and Agusta Westland for the integration onto the Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters of the Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy) and Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy), ... [Published Think Defence - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Report: Stop NATO Cymru Day of Action against Militarism (UK)

As part of our coverage of the anti-NATO initiative in UK, we spread this report: On the morning of Friday, July 25th, supporters of Stop NATO Cymru took action in London and Cardiff, locking themselves to the front doors of missile developer MBDA, ... [Published 325 - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

MEADS completes advanced network capabilities demonstration

The medium extended air-defence system (MEADS) has successfully demonstrated the full range of advanced network capabilities during a comprehensive system demonstration at Pratica di Mare Air Base near Rome, Italy.Conducted over two weeks, the test demonstration ... [Published Army Technology - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Meteor Missile’s Swedish Connection

The air force of neutral Sweden may not be one of the big-hitters in terms of global power projection. Indeed, it has barely even undertaken combat operations.When Swedish jets went into action over Libya in 2011, during Operation Unified Protector, the ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

MBDA Kicks Off Brimstone 2 Missile Production

MBDA has started to produce Brimstone 2 missile for the British air force to use on its fleet of Tornado GR4 aircraft.The Brimstone 2 missile is built to help the Tornado in guidance against targets and work through both safety methods and potential logistical ... [Published New New Internet - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 5 reports

MBDA Begins Series Production Of Brimstone 2 Missile

MBDA Missile Systems (Outdoor Exhibit 10, Chalet D1) said yesterday that it would assemble the first copy this week of the Brimstone 2 missile, which is now in series production. The missile incorporates a dual-mode, millimeter-wave radar and semi-active ... [Published Aviation International News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 6 reports

Hopes for Eurofighter in India still alive

Britain's foreign secretary William Hague has tried to persuade India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to buy the UK’ Eurofighter jets instead of France’s Rafales.Hague met with Modi during his visit to New Delhi in a bid to get a stake for the UK from ... [Published Engineering and Technology Magazine - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 5 reports

Europe's MBDA and Japan's Mitsubishi Electric Eye F-35 Jet Missile Development Deal

A file photograph of a US Air Force F-35A Lightning II jet.US Air Force via ReutersEuropean missile maker MBDA and Japan's Mitsubishi Electric are looking to jointly develop a medium-range air-to-air missile for American aerospace giant Lockheed Martin's ... [Published International Business Times UK - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

MBDA Opens New Complex Ammo Demil Plant

On 2nd July 2014, Antoine Bouvier, MBDA’s Chief Executive Officer, in the presence of civil and military authorities, inaugurated France’s complex munitions demilitarisation facility at MBDA’s Bourges Subdray site in the Centre region of France.Having ... [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 02 2014]

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...main development and series programmes on track and implementing our restructuring plans in defence and space," said Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders. "This is shown in the solid improvement in revenues and profitability."
The latest issue of Army Technology focuses on 3-D printing. Designing new shapes for warheads is one promising new avenue of research. In " ARDEC investigates how 3-D printed metals could transform Army logistics ", U S Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center materials engineer James Zunino explains what additive manufacturing can bring to the science of blowing stuff up. 3Ders.org explain s :"
"These ground-breaking capabilities are ready to be carried forward to meet national needs."
Les Gregory, product and training Services Director with BAE Systems Maritime Services, said: "It is always pleasing after all the experimentation, modelling and prediction to conduct a trial on this scale to demonstrate, beyond all doubt, that this capability beats all expectations. We look forward to continuing to work with the Missile Defence Centre in the future to explore these capabilities further."

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Army's 3-D printed bombs to create 'a whole new... [Published Washington Times - 10 hours ago]
It’s different for girls [Published Develop 3D - 12 hours ago]
US Army Ponders 3D Printed Warheads [Published Eurasia Review - Jul 31 2014]
Integrating Complex Weapons and Aircraft [Published Think Defence - Jul 30 2014]
Airbus Group Shows Continued Progress In Half-Y... [Published BusinessWeek - Jul 30 2014]
The Army Wants To 3D-Print Bombs [Published Business Insider - Jul 30 2014]
U.S. Army Contemplates 3D-Printed Warheads [Published Popular Science - Jul 29 2014]
Report: Stop NATO Cymru Day of Action against M... [Published 325 - Jul 28 2014]
MEADS Network Tests Demo Missile Defense Capabi... [Published Al Defiya - Jul 28 2014]
MEADS completes advanced network capabilities d... [Published Army Technology - Jul 27 2014]
Meteor Missile’s Swedish Connection [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 25 2014]
UK MoD to Integrate New Missile System on Navy,... [Published Aviation Today - Jul 25 2014]
Poland’s defence: A front-line state [Published The Economist - Jul 24 2014]
Sampson radar - UK pursues at-sea missile defen... [Published Naval Technology - Jul 24 2014]
Poland’s defence: A front-line state [Published The Economist - Europe - Jul 24 2014]
Comprehensive MEADS Network Tests Demonstrate U... [Published BioSpace - Jul 24 2014]
UPDATE 1-Raytheon posts 13 pct profit rise, mai... [Published CNBC - Jul 24 2014]
MBDA SPEAR 3 missile would bring true anti-ship... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
MBDA SPEAR 3 missile would bring true anti-ship... [Published Navy Recognition - Jul 22 2014]
Distributed architecture for missile deployment... [Published Electronic Product Design - Jul 22 2014]
MBDA in advanced talks for Marte ER [Published Jane's - Jul 22 2014]
Prince Andrew visits defence firm celebrating 6... [Published Hertfordshire Advertiser - Jul 22 2014]
U.S. Navy is evaluating MBDA’s Dual Mode Brimst... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 22 2014]
Japan OKs First Arms Transfer Under New Rules [Published Defense-Aerospace - Jul 21 2014]
MBDA’s Brimstone 2 Missile Enters Production Phase [Published Al Defiya - Jul 21 2014]
Eurofighter, NETMA sign Storm Shadow Integratio... [Published Defense World - Jul 21 2014]
Japan and Britain could design missile together... [Published Want China Times - Jul 20 2014]
New RAF Typhoons to carry Storm Shadow missiles [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 19 2014]
Manufacturing Excellence Awards 2014 shortlist ... [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Jul 19 2014]
Farnborough: a bazaar for missiles as well as p... [Published Seattle Times - Jul 18 2014]
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Integrating Complex Weapons and Aircraft [Published Think Defence - Jul 30 2014]
A few days ago I posted a quick article on the contract award to Thales and Agusta Westland for the integration onto the Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters of the Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy) and Future Anti Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy), ...
Report: Stop NATO Cymru Day of Action against M... [Published 325 - Jul 28 2014]
As part of our coverage of the anti-NATO initiative in UK, we spread this report: On the morning of Friday, July 25th, supporters of Stop NATO Cymru took action in London and Cardiff, locking themselves to the front doors of missile developer MBDA, ...
Poland’s defence: A front-line state [Published The Economist - Europe - Jul 24 2014]
POLAND spent $4.7 billion on 48 American-built F-16 fighters, but in the event of a conflict with Russia, the safest place for the warplanes would be on a German airfield, quips a defence analyst. Threadbare Soviet-era air defences would be unable to ...
MBDA SPEAR 3 missile would bring true anti-ship... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 24 2014]
MBDA was showcasing its SPEAR 3 missile at the Farnborough International Air Show 2014. SPEAR is MBDA’s response to a component of the UK’s Selective Precision Effects At Range air launched requirement. The weapon will maximize the potential of the ...
U.S. Navy is evaluating MBDA’s Dual Mode Brimst... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Jul 22 2014]
Navy Recognition has learned that the U.S. Navy is beginning environmental and integration analysis of the UK’s combat proven Dual Mode Brimstone missile for F/A-18 Super Hornets. This activity is funded and being managed by the US Navy. Additionally, ...
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