Saturday, February 20, 2010

Saudi Arabia Buys MBDA Storm Shadow Cruise Missile for Tornado Strike Aircraft

By andrew chuter

Saudi Arabia has signed a deal to acquire the Storm Shadow cruise missile from European weapons builder MBDA as part of a Tornado strike aircraft update package, said industry sources here.The weapons package also includes the Brimstone anti-armor missile, they said. Saudi aircraft being modified at BAE's Warton aerospace complex in the U.K. was photographed taking off on a test flight carrying a Storm Shadow..........................Defense News


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