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Could Brimstone hit US sales target?

MBDA is planning an audacious raid on the already congested US air-launched weapons sector, with the company’s local subsidiary touting the dual mode seeker-equipped Brimstone to its armed services. With Brimstone’s capability having been demonstrated through its use by the UK Royal Air Force’s current Tornado GR4s in Afghanistan (MBDA-sourced image below shows one of […]

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VIDEO: Happy 50th anniversary to the Harrier

I spent a nice chunk of my weekend writing a 50th anniversary tribute feature on the Harrier for next week’s Festive Issue in Flight International. It was a nice treat to see that BAE Systems today posted an excellent tribute video on YouTube, celebrating first flight of the Hawker P.1127 Harrier on 17 November 1960.

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