Spanish Government Makes Defense Commitments To Keep Airbus Jobs

Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft
Madrid’s commitments include the purchase of three Airbus A330 Multi-Role Tanker Transports that will fill a long-standing capability gap for the Spanish Air Force.
Credit: Airbus Defense & Space
Spain has made bold defense spending commitments in a bid to maintain and ultimately strengthen Airbus’ presence in the country post-COVID-19. Madrid will buy new fleets of aircraft and helicopters and will also fund studies for a new pan-European advanced jet trainer that could go on to train the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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