It is not to seek expressions of interest for a new opportunity: future anti-surface guided weapon (fasgw
Contact point(s): DES Lynx-Wildcat PT FASGW
(Int) Eng & Wildcat Trials Mgr
The FASGW programme has protected over 300 jobs across the United Kingdom and will sustain a number of additional jobs at AgustaWestland s plant in Yeovil, Somerset, which employs over 3,000 people.
FASGW state-of-the-art missiles will provide Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters with unparalleled strike capabilities.
The Minister made the announcement during a visit to Thales s Belfast facility, where both LMM and the FASGW
equipment will be manufactured.
Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy) / Anti-Navire Leger (FASGW
(H) / ANL) is an anti-ship missile being designed and developed by MBDA, for the French and UK Royal navies.
Keith Garden, MBDA UK s deputy managing director said, Securing the FASGW
contract is a noteworthy achievement in terms of joint working on complex weapons for the UK and France.