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Brimstone Ready For Integration on Eurofighter

Brimstone Ready For Integration on Eurofighter 3 October, 2017

A major milestone has been completed in Project Centurion configuration for the United Kingdom’s Eurofighter Typhoon. BAE Systems told Jane's on 28 September that the summer flight test campaign of the MBDA Brimstone air-to-surface missile had been successfully concluded three days previously, resulting in the low-yield missile now being safe for carriage on the Typhoon.

Eurofighter Delivery Director Andy Flynn said that over the past 18 months they have done a number of Storm Shadow, Meteor, and Brimstone releases in the UK and have now completed the aerodynamic integration and the stores release and jettison of Brimstone missile. 

The Project Centurion configuration is intended to combine the already-delivered Raytheon Paveway IV precision-guided bomb, and the Storm Shadow, Meteor, and Brimstone on the Typhoon FGR4 in time for the retirement from Royal Air Force (RAF) service of the Panavia Tornado GR4 in 2019.

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