LONDON — The U.K. Defense Ministry is spending £16.7 million ($28 million) updating the missile warning systems for its helicopters under a contract with BAE Systems. The deal, revealed on May 27, covers the purchase of third-generation (Gen3) Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS); these will be fitted to the U.K.’s fleet of Apache, Chinook, Wildcat and Merlin helicopters, as well as a single fixed-wing type, which the defense ministry has not disclosed. Eventually the ...


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