Brimstone anti-armour missile flies for the first time

The Marconi Electronic Systems Brimstone anti-armour missile was flown last month for the first time as part of the RAF’s Tornado GR4 mid-life update programme. A dozen missiles were carried on the shoulder pylons of a Tornado flying from British Aerospace’s Warton plant in Lancashire. Brimstone won a £700m Ministry of Defence contract in July […]

The Marconi Electronic Systems Brimstone anti-armour missile was flown last month for the first time as part of the RAF’s Tornado GR4 mid-life update programme. A dozen missiles were carried on the shoulder pylons of a Tornado flying from British Aerospace’s Warton plant in Lancashire. Brimstone won a £700m Ministry of Defence contract in July 1997.