A version of this article appears in the July 7 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. The crown jewel of Europe’s fighter weapon industry—and the only new weapon currently undergoing integration of all three European fighters—is MBDA’s Meteor ramjet-powered air-to-air missile. It is the world’s first air-breathing AAM and, Aviation Week understands from industry sources, has already reached the stage of a contingency operational capability with ...

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