The German navy will now likely begin funded study work on a limited upgrade for its AgustaWestland Lynx Mk88 helicopter in 2010, say industry executives, as budget constraints stymied ambitions to begin earlier. The navy is looking at replacing the Lynx’s anti-ship missile armament, and at the same time upgrading the radar on the helicopter. The program is understood to be being driven mainly by concerns about the age of the navy’s Sea Skua anti-ship missile. The two probable ...

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