FARNBOROUGH — The head of Airbus Military U.K says he wants to “bust the myth” that the Boeing P-8 Poseidon is the only reasonable solution fo Britain’s lack of a maritime patrol aircraft (MPA). Airbus is proposing a version of its C295 MPA, and Airbus Military U.K CEO Richard Thompson says that it will “meet 90% of the requirement,” cost half as much to acquire and fly at 20-25% of the operating cost. “All we’re asking is to have competition. ...


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