Air-Launched Weapons

Typhoon fires Brimstone for first time

14 July 2017

Phase 3 Enhancement (P3E) of Typhoon moved forward with the first live firing of MBDA's Brimstone air-to-surface missile from the UK’s Instrumented Production Aircraft Six (IPA 6).

MBDA on 14 July announced the successful firing, the first of nine designed to expand launch and range capabilities of Brimstone.

The P3E package is part of Project Centurion to transition Tornado GR4 capabilities to Typhoon for the UK Royal Air Force (RAF).

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