LONDON — The Spanish government is looking to extend the life of its carrier-based fleet of AV-8 Harriers until 2025 because it cannot afford to replace the aircraft with the F-35. The Council of Ministers in Madrid is allowing the country’s defense ministry to sign an extension to a 10-year memorandum of understanding (MoU) concerning life-cycle support for the Harrier between Spain, Italy, the U.K. and the U.S. It was originally signed in 2004 and is set to end next ...


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