MBDA Signs Agreement with India

MBDA Signs Agreement with India 20 September, 2019

MBDA, has signed an agreement with Bharat Dynamics Limited of India. The agreement involves the advanced short-range air-to-air missile (ASRAAM) and Mistral missiles, and covers final assembly, integration and testing, says MBDA.

The ASRAAM will be used by New Delhi's fleet of Sepecat/Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) Jaguar ground attack jets. It will also see service with the Tejas Mk-1A, a combat-capable of the version of the Hawk Mk132 called Hawk-India, and the Sukhoi Su-30MKI. ASRAAM has infrared imaging guidance system to reach targeted aircraft.

The Mistral will see service aboard Indian helicopters such as the Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) and Dhruv.

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