HEADLINES:
G20 should collectively oppose terrorism financing, franchises, safe havens, support and sponsors: PM Modi at Informal BRICS leaders meeting in Hamburg, Germany । He appreciated momentum in BRICS under the Chairmanship of President Xi and extended full cooperation and best wishes for the BRICS Xiamen Summit in Sep, 2017 । President Xi appreciated India’s strong resolve against terrorism । The Chinese President also appreciated India’s success in economic and social development and wished India even bigger success । US lifts personal electronics ban on Emirates, Etihad and Qatar airlines । Passengers on these three carriers can now carry their laptops and tablets along with them for flights to all destinations in the US । India, Israel sign 7 agreements including on space technology, agriculture and water conservation । Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives in Tel Aviv for his 3-day visit to Israel from July 4-6 । The visit, termed as ‘historic,’ is the first ever by an Indian PM to Israel । Israeli PM Netanyahu breaks protocol to receive PM Modi at the airport and accompany him on his engagements । PM Modi visits Holocaust Memorial Museum at Yad Vashem । PM Modi’s visit comes at a time when the two nations are celebrating the establishment of 25 years of their diplomatic relations । Happy 4th of July to all our friends in the U.S । India launches communication satellite GSAT-17 June 29 । GSAT-17 was launched using European Ariane 5 launch vehicle from Kourou, French Guiana । Government gives ‘in principle’ approval for disinvestment of Air India, 5 of its subsidiaries । Prime Minister Modi-headed CCEA gave its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on strategic disinvestment of CPSE June 28 । Possible sale of one more Boeing C-17 aircraft to India approved – Pentagon।brating 70 years of Diplomatic Relationship ।
July 25, 2017
Follow us on

The MBDA MMP Programme Receives the AAT – INGÉNIEUR GÉNÉRAL CHANSON AWARD

Published: July 2017
 

PR-The-MBDA-MMP-programme-receives-the-AAT-–-Ingenieur-General-Chanson-Award-1680x713

On 27 June, the 44th French Association of Land Armaments (Association de l’Armement Terrestre or AAT) Ingénieur Général Chanson award was presented by DGA (Direction Générale de l’Armement of the French ministry of Armed Forces) Executive Vice President Vincent Imbert to Vincent Guibout (MMP Programme Leader at MBDA) and Alain Prugne (MMP Programme Director at the DGA) for their work on the ‘Missile Moyenne Portée’ MMP weapon system.

Initially intended as a dismounted infantry combat missile system, the MMP is now in the delivery phase for use by the French army and Special Forces.

MBDA has taken all key technical and production decisions needed to make the MMP an operational and commercial success, and ensure its long-term positioning as a front-runner in this internationally competitive market. This approach has been extended to the programme’s major industrial partners, including Safran (seeker), Roxel (motor), Nexans (fibre optics), Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd (warhead), Junghans T2M SAS (safe & arm unit) and GDI Simulation.

The MMP solution adopted is built around the convergent use of technologies and methods perfected by MBDA on the basis of its land warfare experience, and the inclusion of innovative solutions, ranging from the optical and inertial assembly to latest-generation materials, via the multipurpose warhead, fibre optics, and bold choices of solutions for image processing, systems architecture and man-machine interfaces.

Particularly ambitious technically and in terms of its lead time, the MMP programme is now keeping all its promises. The latest qualification test firings have confirmed the level of maturity achieved at the end of a short development lead time, with a remarkable level of performance recognised and welcomed by the community of users; a level that puts this missile a very long way ahead of its competitors.

The MMP system is packed with the latest innovative technologies: a visible and uncooled IR seeker, image processing, multi-effect warhead, high-performance fibre optic datalink and lightweight materials.

Email*

SPOTLIGHT

dgmo

Indian Army Strikes Terrorist Camps in POK

New Delhi. India struck seven terrorists camps in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir on September 28, ten...

spotlight4

India Successfully Launches 20 Satellites in Single Flight

Sriharikota/New Delhi. In its 36th flight ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C34 successfully launched the...

UPCOMING EVENTS

Defcom_India_2017
IMS logo
homeland_logo_109x75

Our Archive