The Swedish Air Force (SwAF) announced that MBDA Meteor beyond visual range air-to- air missile has now officially entered service on its Gripen combat aircraft.

At the end of April 2016, the FMV (Sweden’s Defence Materiel Administration) introduced the latest MS20 software load to the SwAF’s Gripen fleet thus enabling the JAS 39C/D to become the first aircraft capable of operating the ramjet-powered Meteor missile.

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