Franco-German Maritime Patroller Project Facing Guillotine

Boeing P-8
Germany’s purchase of the P-8 has caused ripples in its defense relationship with France and the two country’s plans to strengthen European defense collaboration.
Credit: Boeing
A Franco-German collaboration to develop a maritime patrol aircraft for the 2030s is on the rocks following Berlin’s decision to purchase Boeing’s P-8 Poseidon. Germany insists it is “committed” to the Maritime Airborne Warfare System (MAWS) partnership with France for the joint development of a...

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