The U.K. defense ministry says that trials of MBDA’s Brimstone direct-fire air-to-surface missile from a MQ-9 Reaper have been successfully completed in the U.S,. but no decision has yet been made whether to integrate the weapon with the UAV. Trials of the weapon took place in December and January on a range of “static and high-speed maneuvering targets,” a ministry spokesman said. “Trial data is being analyzed and will be fully evaluated. No decision on future trials has been made.” ...


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