Franco-German Fighter Jet Gets Political Backing

BERLIN—The French and German governments have given the long-awaited green light for the development of a new European fighter jet for the 2040s. Germany’s defense minister, Ursula von der Leyen, and French counterpart Florence Parly approved the sign-off of a joint set of requirements drawn up...
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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