MBDA introduces naval versions of the 5th generation MMP missile system

MBDA has unveiled its new naval offering based on the 5th generation MMP ground combat missile at Euronaval. This decision follows the operational evaluation campaign carried out at the end of the summer by the French armed forces in Djibouti to confirm the reliability and operational performance of the MMP system in a hot environment, both from the ground and also from a rigid hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) moving at high speed. A total of nine MMP missiles were fired with all reaching their target. Two of these shots were…

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MBDA to develop the next generation of the MICA missile

November 9, 2018 – The French Defence Procurement Agency DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement) has awarded MBDA the contract for the MICA NG (Missile d’Interception et de Combat Aérien Nouvelle Génération) program to develop the next generation of the MICA missile. With deliveries scheduled to begin in 2026, MICA NG will be available to arm the current and future versions of the Rafale combat aircraft. MICA NG is intended as the replacement for the MICA missiles currently in operational service with the French armed forces and exported to 14 countries…

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