LONDON—The UK defense ministry has been criticized by auditors because its £3.2 billion ($3.85 billion) Military Flying Training System (MFTS) has failed to meet contractual obligations. The issues have resulted in shortfalls of trained aircrew at a time when the UK is in the process of expanding its air fleets, with additional squadrons of Eurofighter Typhoons, the purchase of new Boeing P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and Protector unmanned air systems. The National ...

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