MBDA Reveals SmartGlider Penetrator Weapon

LONDON—European missile manufacturer MBDA used the Paris Air Show to reveal a new family of long-range penetrator weapons. The SmartGlider weapon family, which MBDA says will be available from 2025, is an unpowered glide-bomb fitted with deployable wings offering a high lift-to-drag ratio. The...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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