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MBDA completes Meteor firing campaign

27th June 2012 - 14:33 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in Stevenage, UK

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MBDA has announced that its Meteor active radar-guided Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) has recently successfully completed its firing campaign.

A total of 21 trials took place, including three electronic protection measures (EPM) tests at Parc Aberporth in Wales, UK. 

‘Just this year we’ve completed three EPM firings. They were very successful,’ Andy Bradford, chief engineer and project head for Meteor at MBDA told a pre-Farnborough media briefing in Stevenage, UK on 26 June, in the first public disclosure of information regarding the programme in some four years.

‘With the successful completion of the firing campaign we have a

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Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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