Defense briefing: France-Spain


The European MBDA Corporation received a contract by the French state to manufacture 250 Sea-to-Sea missiles (SCALP Naval type) of a total value of 910 million Euro.

These missiles have a range of 1,000 Km  and  200 of those will be deployed by the French Frigattes and the 50 ones by the Submarines.

By this procurement the French Navy seriously upgrades its abilities to strike targets well intot the hinterland of any potential enemy.


The Spanish goverment ordered 45 NH90 transpoprt Hellicopters. the total order costs some 1.2 billion Euro and parts of the hellicopters will be assemblied in Spain.

This is the most important modernization program of the Spanish Army over the past few years.

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