Japan and Britain plan to begin test shots of the advanced version of the MBDA Meteor air-to-air missile in five years, following a prototype manufacturing effort for which the two partners are now preparing. Britain will conduct the test shots, a Japanese defense ministry official says.  The weapon, the Joint New Air-to-Air Missile (JNAAM), will essentially be a Meteor with a Japanese seeker with an active, electronically scanned array (AESA) and intended for use by the Japan Air ...

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