FARNBOROUGH — Saab is gearing up to offer both maritime patrol and airborne early warning systems to the Royal Air Force, based on the Saab 2000 platform. The Royal Air Force’s lack of a maritime patrol aircraft, following the grounding of the Nimrod MR2 and the collapse of the MRA4 replacement program, is well known. But the service’s airborne early warning force, based on the Boeing E-3D Awacs, could be facing a similar crisis. Saab sees this as an opportunity for both ...
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