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Sea Skua / AS15 replacement work progressing

22nd May 2009 - 13:00 GMT | by Tony Osborne in Hyeres, France


Work to develop a new lightweight anti-ship missile for the French and British Navies is progressing.

The Future Anti-Surface Guided Weapon (FASGW) or Anti-Navire Leger (ANL), as it is known in France, is being developed for use by both nations for fitment on the NH90 and Panther shipboard helicopters of the French Navy and the Wildcat (Future Lynx) of the Royal Navy.

The weapon, being developed by Team Complex Weapons, led by MBDA is due to enter service in around 2015.

It is designed to defeat a range of threats including small Corvettes and Fast Attack Craft as well as

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Tony Osborne


Tony Osborne

Tony was deputy editor of Defence Helicopter and Rotorhub magazines before joining Aviation Week in …

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