Britain appears ready to once again sole-source from Boeing, this time to replace the E-3 Sentry airborne early warning capability (AEW&C). Defense officials contend that the Australian Wedgetail version of the U.S. company’s 737-derived E-7 AEW&C platform “represents the best value for money,” to replace the UK Royal Air Force’s (RAF) E-3D Sentry aircraft. However, the decision is likely to aggravate industry and British lawmakers, who had called on the ...

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