RAF Typhoon Aircraft Carrying Meteor Missiles

RAF Typhoon Aircraft Carrying Meteor Missiles

A 17 Squadron Typhoon aircraft with Meteor missiles attached. RAF Typhoon aircraft will be armed with Meteor missiles from later this decade after an agreement was signed by industry and the four Eurofighter nations. During a short ceremony at the Paris Air Show, Defence Ministers from the UK, Germany, Italy and Spain witnessed a contract being signed between Eurofighter and NATO Eurofighter and Tornado Management Agency (NETMA) that will see the missile system integrated onto the aircraft. The Meteor Beyond Visual Range Air to Air missile, manufactured by MBDA, is a state of the art long range weapon that can…

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