United Kingdom—Talks Underway To Join Franco-German Main Battle Tank Project

Defense News | 01/13/2021

The U.K. Ministry of Defense wants to join the Franco-German Main Ground Combat System (MGCS) advanced tank program as an observer, reports Defense News. Britain is set to be granted observer status on the program to develop a next-generation main battle tank, said a ministry official. An agreement is expected to be finalized later this year. The U.K. is expected to use its observer status to help inform future capability requirements being developed by the Defence Science and Technology...

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