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The free-fall light multi-role missile is just 28 inches long, lacks a rocket motor and has fixed instead of folding wings.
Principal remaining elements include the maximum-energy rejected take-off (Merto) demonstration and long-range, route-proving flights.
The contract is between Eurofighter and NETMA, the four-nation Eurofighter management agency, and is worth €150 million ($205 million).
The UK’s North West Aerospace Alliance was founded in 1994 and includes the Isle of Man.
Kongsberg’s Joint Strike Missile is sized to fit the internal bays of the JSF, but can be carried externally on most fighter types.
An embryonic maritime capability for the Sentinel radar first came to the fore during Operation Ellamy in 2011.
Field Aviation also designed and built a nose section for the Viking Twin Otter Guardian 400, a multi-role surveillance aircraft.
MSA is billed as a lower cost alternative to the P-8 Poseidon.
The AW149 is ready to replace thousands of older helicopters in the eight-metric-ton class.
The Extended Range Avanti II adds a permanent additional fuel tank in the closet in the lavatory, increasing the twin turboprop’s range to 1,720 nm.