Britain Urges France to Commit to Helicopter Missile Programme




With the schedule of the Anglo-French Future Air-Surface Guided Weapon (FASGW) (Heavy) missile programme in danger of slipping, Britain has offered to fund the beginning of the project as a French parliamentary finance committee rejected an option to invest €10 million in the programme next year, according to a Defense News report. The current plan requires both nations to fund the programme simultaneously but with the French reluctant to commit, the UK MoD is prepared to stump up mo...
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