Air-Launched Weapons

Germany boosts Meteor BVRAAM inventory

23 December 2019

The German Air Force is set to augment its inventory of beyond visual range air-to-air missiles (BVRAAMs) with the award to MBDA Missile Systems for a consignment of additional new-build Meteor effectors.

Signed on 16 December, the contract for the German Air Force was awarded by the Meteor Integrated Joint Programme Office (IJPO) on behalf of the German Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology, and In-Service Support (BAAINBw). Jane’s understands that Germany ordered an additional 100 Meteor BVRAAMS, with a contract valued at EUR185 million (USD205 million). MBDA declined to disclose information on the quantities involved and the value of the contract.

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