State Department Approves Sale of AMRAAM to UK, Denmark

State Department Approves Sale of AMRAAM to UK, Denmark

On July 10, two Defense Security Cooperation Agency news releases announced U.S. State Department approval for AMRAAM sales to the United Kingdom and Denmark, stating, “The State Department has made…

MBDA Conducts Second Sea Venom Development Test

MBDA Conducts Second Sea Venom Development Test

On April 18, MBDA successfully conducted its second development test fire of its Sea Venom/ANL missile. The missile was tested from a Panther test helicopter at Ile Du Levant in southeast France. The…

UK Tests Land Ceptor Defense System

UK Tests Land Ceptor Defense System

On May 28, the United Kingdom successfully tested MBDA’s Land Ceptor surface-to-air missile defense system (SAM) from a mobile launcher against targets in Sweden. According to the British Government, “The…

US, UK, France Launch Joint Missile Strike on Syria

US, UK, France Launch Joint Missile Strike on Syria

On April 13, the United States, United Kingdom, and France launched a joint strike of 105 missiles on Syrian chemical weapons storage and research facilities. The operation came in response…

British Royal Navy Completes New Sea Ceptor Trials

British Royal Navy Completes New Sea Ceptor Trials

The British Ministry of Defense announced on Wednesday that the Royal Navy has successfully completed the first firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor missile defense system, enabling it to…

France Successfully Tests New Sea Venom Missile

France Successfully Tests New Sea Venom Missile

In a statement on July 4, the French defense minister announced the first successful test firing of a new helicopter-launched antiship cruise missile. During a test on June 21, 2017,…