SHAH ALAM: MBDA (Hall B, Stand B17) is showcasing the latest missile technologies at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace (LIMA) 2023 Exhibition. Particular highlights of the company’s presence are options to equip the new FA-50 combat aircraft recently chosen by the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
Together MBDA’s ASRAAM air combat missile and Brimstone precision strike missile give unprecedented combat performance for a light fighter. They enable an aircraft to dominate the close air combat fight and easily engage all ground targets from the best protected tanks to moving vehicles and
attack vessels – all with a very-high loadout.
MBDA has been a long-standing partner to the Malaysian Armed Forces for ground-based air-defence with the Jernas system. Today the company is proposing its next generation GBAD system based on the CAMM family of missiles to provide cutting-edge layered air defence for the Malaysian Army and Royal Malaysian Air Force. These provide significantly enhanced range and performance compared with Jernas, 360° all-weather coverage, and minimised support requirements.
In the naval domain, the Royal Malaysia Navy have already selected MBDA’s VL MICA naval air defence system for one class of vessels, with the same system also offering great potential for other Malaysian naval vessels. MBDA will be exhibiting the latest version of this
potent system, the VL MICA NG that provides the highest levels of performance to protect
naval vessels thanks to its new dual-pulse rocket motor and dual seeker options – AESA RF
or Imaging IR.
Meanwhile, MBDA is also exhibiting its capabilities in the battlefield space, with its latest
generation Akeron MP man-portable anti-tank missile that meets the needs of infantry and
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