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New Spear 3 Missiles To Have Ten Times Range Of Brimstones

A four hundred million pound contract to develop a new missile for Britain's new squadron of F35B Lightning Two fighter jets has been...

A four hundred million pound contract to develop a new missile for Britain's new squadron of F35B Lightning Two fighter jets has been announed today.
 
The Spear Cap Three is being developed at a site in Stevenage, where defence equipment minister Philip Dunne met the team designing it. 
 
The MoD says the contract, which will reportedly cost £411 million, will create 700 jobs in the UK, 350 skilled, and 350 in supply.