The joint national office of the NGWS/FCAS programme, the future European Air Combat System, gets underway


Indra’s new headquarters in Alcobendas for the Next-Generation Weapon System/Future European Combat Air System (NGWS/FCAS) today hosted the first meeting of the National Joint Office of the program, chaired by the Secretary of State for Defence, Amparo Valcarce. The NGWS/FCAS Joint National Office will be made up of representatives of the Ministry of Defense program office and Spanish industry, the latter led by Indra as the national coordinator.

Indra Chairman Marc Murtra welcomed the participants to the event, which was also attended by the company’s CEO, José Vicente de los Mozos, as well as some of the leading representatives for the program of Airbus, ITP Aero and SATNUS (consortium formed by GMV, Sener y Tecnobit-Grupo Oesía). The Secretary of State for Defence brought the event to an end. A visit was then made to Indra’s new facilities for the NGWS/FCAS program.

The event was followed by the first technical meeting of the new Joint Office with the Spanish companies participating in the NGWS/FCAS.

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