Tempest Wins, ISR Fleets Lose In UK Defense Review

Credit: USAF
LONDON–The UK will invest another £2 billion ($2.77 billion) in the development of its Tempest Future Combat Air System and will purchase more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters beyond the 48 currently planned, a review of the country’s defense posture has determined. The long-awaited Defense Command Paper...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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