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France Forms New Rafale Squadron
Air

France Forms New Rafale Squadron

France will reactivate the 5th Fighter Wing Squadron with Dassault’s Rafale fighter jets on July 18th.

German Parliament Approves Budget for New Missiles
Weapon / Missile

German Parliament Approves Budget for New Missiles

The Parliament has approved budgets for a large-scale Brimstone air-to-surface missile acquisition and development of a supersonic cruise missile.

Eurosam Shows SAMP/T NG Air Defence System
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

Eurosam Shows SAMP/T NG Air Defence System

The new version of the SAMP/T long-range air defence system, SAMP/T NG, with improvements and new capabilities, was exhibited in Eurosatory 2024.

France Develops New Missile for Its MLRS
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

France Develops New Missile for Its MLRS

MBDA and Safran exhibited their joint project, Thundart 227 mm guided artillery rocket to be used on French M270 LRU MLRS in Eurosatory 2024.

MBDA Reveals LCM for Deep Precision Strike Capability
Weapon / Missile Expo and Air Show

MBDA Reveals LCM for Deep Precision Strike Capability

MBDA introduced the Land Cruise Missile (LCM) system, which provides a new ground-launched Deep Precision Strike capability on the battlefield.

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs
Weapon / Missile

The French Army to replace Eryx with NLAWs

France will replace MBDA’s Eryx short-range portable anti-tank systems with SAAB’s Next Generation Light Anti-Tank Weapon (NLAW ) systems by 2025.

French Navy Orders Additional EXOCET Missiles
Weapon / Missile

French Navy Orders Additional EXOCET Missiles

The French Defence Ministry announced on May 24 an additional order of EXOCET MM40 Block 3C anti-ship missiles for the Navy.

Russia Reportedly Intercepts SCALP-EG Cruise Missile
Weapon / Missile

Russia Reportedly Intercepts SCALP-EG Cruise Missile

Russia has reportedly intercepted a French-made SCALP-EG air-launched cruise missile often used by Ukrainian Su-24 interdictors.

MBDA Calls for more Taurus Orders
Weapon / Missile

MBDA Calls for more Taurus Orders

MBDA is calling on the German federal government to make faster award decisions. Suppliers would otherwise stop Taurus production.

U.K. Tests High-Power Laser Against Aerial Targets
Weapon / Missile

U.K. Tests High-Power Laser Against Aerial Targets

U.K.’s DragonFire laser-directed energy weapon (LDEW) system became the U.K.’s first high-power firing of a laser weapon against aerial targets.

Germany Rejects Delivering Taurus Missiles to Ukraine
Weapon / Missile Bilateral Relations

Germany Rejects Delivering Taurus Missiles to Ukraine

The German parliament rejected the opposition party’s proposal to deliver Taurus stealth cruise missiles to Ukraine as it may expand the war.

The Ukrainian Air Force hits a Russian landing ship
Navy / Maritime

The Ukrainian Air Force hits a Russian landing ship

Russian Landing Ship Novocherkassk was hit by an airstrike from the Ukrainian Air Force, sustaining significant damage.

Sweden Equips its Corvettes with CAMM Missiles
Weapon / Missile Navy / Maritime

Sweden Equips its Corvettes with CAMM Missiles

Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets materielverk/ FMV) orders CAMM missiles from MBDA for its 5 Visby-class corvettes.