London is trying to push ahead with key air-to-air and air-to-surface capabilities for its F-35 aircraft, including a medium-range air-to-surface strike weapon. The Defense Ministry’s key procurement decision-making body—the Investment Approvals Board (IAB)—is considering the next stage of the air force’s Selective Precision Effects At Range (Spear) program. This could include initial development funding for the assessment phase of the so-called Spear Capability 3, which is, in effect, a ...

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