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Online MarkOttawa

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Project to start replacing Eurofighter Typhoon around mid-2030s includes BAE, Leonardo UK, Rolls-Royce, MBDA--hoping for Euro partners (e.g. Italy/Leonardo, Sweden/Saab)--good luck with Brexit and existing new fighter project between France/Dassault and Germany/Airbus.  Some pieces:

1) Gov't announcement:

Britain to take leading role in next-generation air power, as Defence Secretary launches Combat Air Strategy

Britain reveals combat air strategy alongside new Tempest fighter jet design

“O, brave new world that has such people in't!” - The MOD Future Combat Air Strategy

Farnborough 2018: Saab open to fighter partnership, if Gripen E tech included

5) Major piece with videos and detailed images:

The U.K.'s New 'Tempest' Stealth Fighter Project Already Faces Serious Challenges
The country is eager to remain competitive militarily and economically, but it's not clear if they can afford their own advanced fighter jet.

« Last Edit: July 16, 2018, 16:13:01 by MarkOttawa »
Ça explique, mais ça n'excuse pas.

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Maybe they should go in with the Iranians?