January 04 2011
France has ordered 200 Meteor beyond-visual-range air-to-air missiles for air defense purposes, Defense News reports.
The missiles will equip the Rafale fleets of the air force and navy, said a Defense Ministry statement.
France's Direction Generale de l'Armement (DGA), the government's arms procurement agency, had its counterpart in the U.K., Defense Equipment and Support, place the order with MBDA UK.
Deliveries to France will begin in 2018, the ministry said. No purchase...
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