The next-generation precision future anti-surface guided weapon (FASGW) (heavy) and FASGW (light) missiles will be integrated, tested and installed on 28 Wildcat helicopters by 2020.
What does FASGW stand for?
FASGW stands for Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (UK armed forces)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Mr Dunne added the Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapons Light programme will equip the Navy's new Agusta Westland AW159 Wildcat Maritime Attack helicopters, which will be carried on frigate warships.
MBDA has performed high-speed wind tunnel tests on a scale model of the Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (Heavy)/Anti Navire Leger (FASGW (H)/ANL) missile and has confirmed the design choice.
Today, 16 June, the Minister for Defence Equipment, Support and Technology, Philip Dunne, has announced that a new contract to design and manufacture future anti-surface guided weapons (light) (FASGW(L)) missiles will protect more than 60 jobs at the Thales factory in Belfast.
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.
The Ministry of Defence will contribute Au280 million towards the development of the future anti-surface guided weapons in the first new collaborative project since March's Anglo-French summit, held at RAF Brize Norton.
5-inch heavy machine gun and new light and heavy variants of the future anti-surface guided weapon missiles.