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  • NATO trio could pool A330 tanker fleet


    ​A consortium of NATO nations could acquire a four-strong fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker/transports, the European Defence Agency has announced.


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  • Typhoon tries Brimstone 2 missiles for size


    ​BAE Systems has for the first time installed MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missiles beneath the wing of a Eurofighter,...


  • Typhoon undergoes Storm Shadow drop tests


    ​An MBDA Storm Shadow missile was successfully deployed from a Eurofighter Typhoon during a series of trials led by...


  • Meteor firing trials go active with Typhoon


    ​Fresh live firing trials with MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile have been conducted in the UK using...


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  • Flybe agrees terms of A400M support pact

    News | 22 Dec 2014 08:33

    ​UK-based Flybe Group has sealed plans to branch into support of Airbus A400M transports after agreeing the terms of an 8.5-year contract with Airbus’s defence division.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flybe-agrees-terms-of-A400M-support-pact-407358/
  • NATO trio could pool A330 tanker fleet

    News | 19 Dec 2014 17:49 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A consortium of NATO nations could acquire a four-strong fleet of Airbus A330 multi-role tanker/transports, the European Defence Agency has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-trio-could-pool-A330-tanker-fleet-407333/
  • Typhoon tries Brimstone 2 missiles for size

    News | 16 Dec 2014 13:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​BAE Systems has for the first time installed MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missiles beneath the wing of a Eurofighter, providing a glimpse of the Typhoon’s future multi-role fit for the UK Royal Air Force.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Typhoon-tries-Brimstone-2-missiles-for-size-407154/
  • Typhoon undergoes Storm Shadow drop tests

    News | 11 Dec 2014 15:54 | Beth Stevenson

    ​An MBDA Storm Shadow missile was successfully deployed from a Eurofighter Typhoon during a series of trials led by Alenia Aermacchi in November.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Typhoon-undergoes-Storm-Shadow-drop-tests-407019/
  • Meteor firing trials go active with Typhoon

    News | 10 Dec 2014 11:40 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Fresh live firing trials with MBDA’s Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile have been conducted in the UK using a development example of the Eurofighter Typhoon.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Meteor-firing-trials-go-active-with-Typhoon-406948/
  • ANALYSIS: World air forces fighting on many fronts

    News | 09 Dec 2014 09:27 | Craig Hoyle

    ​After a more than decade-long ­involvement in Afghanistan, the air wings of multiple nations had ­expected some ­respite from years of combat activity by late 2014, as the NATO-led mission completes its transition of control to the authorities in Kabul.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-World-air-forces-fighting-on-many-fronts-406869/