U.K. Cuts Aircraft Fleets in Strategic Review

By Robert Wall wall@aviationweek.com

As part of its 8% cut in planned defense spending, the U.K. will retire a slew of aircraft early and also revamp its modernization plans.

The decisions laid out today under the long-awaited Strategic Defense and Security Review include a decision to cancel the BAE Systems MRA4 Nimrod program and retire the Raytheon R1 Sentinel ground-surveillance platform as ...

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