European missile manufacturer MBDA has been awarded £500 million ($830 million) Anglo-French contract, to demonstrate and manufacture a new-generation, helicopter-borne anti-ship missile. The weapon—known as the Future Anti-Ship Guided Weapon (Heavy) or FASGW(H) in the U.K., and the Anti-Navire Léger (ANL) in France—will equip the Royal Navy’s new AgustaWestland AW159 Wildcat naval helicopters, as well as the Airbus Helicopters AS565 Panthers and NHIndustries NH90s of the French navy. ...

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