UK Signs GBP550 Million Defense Contract with MBDA Consortium
By Mauro Orru
The U.K. government said Wednesday that it has signed a contract
with MBDA --a joint venture of Airbus SE, BAE Systems PLC and
Leonardo SpA-- to acquire new surface-attack missiles for its F-35B
The contract has a value of 550 million pounds ($749.5 million),
the U.K. government said.
The new surface-attack missiles, known as SPEAR3, have a range
of more than 140 kilometers.
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