Eurofighter Typhoon has completed a simultaneous firing of two Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missiles (BVRAAM).
This is a significant milestone in work to integrate Meteor onto Typhoon and completes development testing activities.
The trial was used to test successful engagement of targets and the simultaneous two-way data link between two missiles and the aircraft.
Andy Flynn, Eurofighter Delivery Director for BAE Systems UK, said: “This is another major milestone on the Meteor programme and the first successful test of a dual firing.
"Meteor brings to Eurofighter Typhoon an unparalleled air-to-air engagement capability, and this successful trial (…) is further evidence of how the Eurofighter companies are working together to deliver major enhancements to Typhoon’s multi-role capabilities.”
Customer Operational Evaluation and Training with Meteor is due to take place with the UK Royal Air Force later this year.
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