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August 18, 2016
Britain awards MBDA $239M for ASRAAM missiles for F-35s
London (UPI) Aug 16, 2016
Britain on Tuesday awarded a $239 million contract to missile maker MBDA to equip its new F-35 fighter jets with heat-seeking weaponry. The Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile, known as ASRAAM, uses a sophisticated infrared seeker designed to enable Royal Air Force and Royal Navy pilots to detect other aircraft from the air and the country's two new aircraft carriers, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement. MBDA also will manufacture an additional stockpile of an updated version ... read more

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