TYPHOON FITTED WITH BRIMSTONE MISSILE FOR THE FIRST TIME

RS19426_Typhoon in mutil-role fit with Brimstone missile and Paveway IV

BAE Systems has completed the first full trial installation of MBDA’s Brimstone missile onto a Typhoon aircraft. The trial fit is an important milestone in demonstrating the integration of the missile with the aircraft and follows the successful completion of an initial £5M study contract awarded to BAE Systems by the UK’s Ministry of Defence earlier this year. The trials are helping to pave the way for Brimstone 2 integration for the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) by 2018.

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F-35B To Fly At Christening Of Brits’ Newest Aircraft Carrier, If Weather OK

Do not expect any official confirmation, but the British will allow Lockheed Martin’s F-35B to make its first flight outside of the United States on July 4 when the country’s newest aircraft carrier is christened by Her Majesty the Queen…

http://breakingdefense.com/2014/05/f-35b-to-fly-at-christening-of-brits-newest-aircraft-carrier-if-weather-ok/