The firm that has allowed the integration of Spain into Phase 1A of R & D & i activities and demonstrators of the program of the future ‘European hunting of the 21st century’, known as the New Generation Weapons System (NGWS), has been carried out, this Friday, by the Secretary of State for Defense, Esperanza Casteleiro, which has meant their full incorporation into this project.
The integration of Spain into the program takes place, then, after on February 14, 2019, the Minister of Defense, Margaret Robles, and their French and German counterparts will sign the Letter of Intent for their adherence to it.
Said signature was produced during a telematic meeting in which the status of said project was reviewed in the phases currently contracted, as well as those that are in the negotiation process. Likewise, the situation of the selection of system architectures was analyzed, “critical point for continue advancing in all definition and design activities “ of the project.
For all this, from this moment, the decisions regarding the ‘European hunting’ they will be taken on an equal footing between Spain, France and Germany.