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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.
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.
More than 15,000 flight test hours have been logged with the Rockwell Collins helmet-mounted display system for the Lockheed Martin F-35.
Raytheon’s Patriot air defense system is being targeted at requirements in Germany, Poland and Turkey.
The assumption is that the Poles would purchase six batteries, which was the baseline for the study performed recently by the Kazimierz Pulaski Foundation.
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.