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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest


    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.


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  • RIAT: Airbus Military steps up C295 MPA offer to UK


    The UK's lack of a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft fleet is continuing to draw the attention of companies eyeing a...


  • Saying goodbye to the 'Mighty Hunter'


    The UK's Nimrod MR2 fleet will bow out of service on 31 March. We look back at the type's operational history, and fly...


  • UK's Shadow R1 'to complement, not duplicate' intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets


    The UK Ministry of Defence has declined to provide information about a new fleet of intelligence, surveillance and...


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  • Airbus pushes for UK maritime patrol contest

    News | 23 Jul 2014 14:30 | Craig Hoyle

    ​One of the potential bidders for a future UK maritime patrol aircraft requirement is calling on the Ministry of Defence to hold a competition, rather than “rush in” to a sole-source deal to buy Boeing’s 737-based P-8.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airbus-pushes-for-UK-maritime-patrol-contest-401924/
  • FARNBOROUGH: UK weighs options for maritime patrol reinstatement

    News | 15 Jul 2014 11:55 | Craig Hoyle

    High-profile search-and-rescue missions and a resurgence of Russian naval activity have put the UK's capability gap for maritime patrol aircraft in the spotlighthttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-UK-weighs-options-for-maritime-patrol-reinstatement-400876/
  • RIAT: Airbus Military steps up C295 MPA offer to UK

    News | 23 Jul 2013 11:05 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK's lack of a dedicated maritime patrol aircraft fleet is continuing to draw the attention of companies eyeing a potential future competition ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RIAT-Airbus-Military-steps-up-C295-MPA-offer-to-UK-388594/
  • Saying goodbye to the 'Mighty Hunter'

    News | 29 Mar 2010 23:05 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK's Nimrod MR2 fleet will bow out of service on 31 March. We look back at the type's operational history, and fly on one of the type's final training sorties ...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saying-goodbye-to-the-Mighty-Hunter-339943/
  • UK's Shadow R1 'to complement, not duplicate' intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance assets

    News | 12 Feb 2009 11:00 | Craig Hoyle

    The UK Ministry of Defence has declined to provide information about a new fleet of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft based on the Beechcraft...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UKs-Shadow-R1-to-complement-not-duplicate-intelligence-surveillance-and-reconnaissance-assets-322442/
  • RAF Nimrod facelift begins

    News | 26 Feb 1997 00:00

    <p>The Royal Air Force has begun to ship the first of its British Aerospace Nimrod MR2s from Kinloss in Scotland to FR Aviation in Bournemouth, southern England, for refurbishment as part of its Replacement Maritime Patrol Aircraft programme. Three aircraft, held in storage, were stripped to the fuselage and flown in an Antonov An-124 to FR Aviation. A fourth, in storage, is being converted under Project Anneka to replace an electronic-intelligence Nimrod R1 lost in 1996. </p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Nimrod-facelift-begins-1814/