First Test of Advanced Meteor Missile from Gripen E Jet

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 01:33 PM, August 30, 2022
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First Test of Advanced Meteor Missile from Gripen E Jet
Gripen E fighter @Saab

Saab said today it recently conducted the first test firing with the advanced Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM) on Gripen E with a successful end-to-end result on the target.

The Meteor missile was launched from Gripen E at an altitude of approximately 16500 ft above the Vidsel test range in northern Sweden.

Meteor from MBDA can successfully engage a wide variety of targets, from fighter aircraft to small unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles at unrivalled ranges.

First Test of Advanced Meteor Missile from Gripen E Jet
Gripen E fires Meteor missile @Saab

The focus of the flight test program for Gripen E is on continued development and testing of primarily the tactical systems and as well as integration of a variation of weapons, for example Meteor.

 

Defensemirror.com Bureau

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