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Gripen, the first fighter to carry a Meteor during flight
Stockholm, Sweden - The first test for the new MBDA's medium range air-to-air missile has been successfully accomplished
The SAAB/BAe JAS-39 Gripen 4th generation multirole light fighter is the first aircraft to test in flight a MBDA Meteor medium range active radar homing air-to-air missile. It does not deals with a test fire yet for the guided rocket but this missile performed well in flight hooked to a launch rail of the aircraft, both from a structural and an aerodynamical point of view. Such a weapon system, which...
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