In addition, successful test firing took place of the long range METEOR Beyond Visual Range Air-to-Air Missile (BVRAAM). Made by MBDA, the Meteor has an active radar seeker, ramjet motor, speed of mach 4 and weighs 185 kg.
As of October 2012, 111 production Rafale aircraft have been delivered so far. These include 36 Rafale-M for the French Navy. The French Air force has received 38 Rafale-B and 37 Rafale-C.
Total requirements for the Navy and Air force are 58 and 228 respectively. Out of these, contracts for 180 Rafale aircraft have actually been signed.