Thursday, April 30, 2015

Successful Meteor firing

First guided meteor launch form a Rafale B
Also note the white satcom antenna behind the cockpit
As reported by Helen Chachaty, on the 28th of May, Rafale successfully fired its first guided Meteor from the Biscarosse firing range in the South west of France.


According to Air & Cosmos, the missile was attached to a rear station under belly.

Separation trials were already conducted in 2012, 2013 and 2014 and the missile is espected to enter into French Air Force and Navy service in 2018 when it will complement the current medium range Mica Missile.
Source : DGA

The Meteor Missile made by MBDA



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