Secondhand 737s Destined For UK Wedgetail Program

Credit: E7: Republic of Korea
LONDON—Two of Britain’s new E-7 Wedgetail airborne early warning radar aircraft will be converted from secondhand Boeing 737-700s, a ministerial letter has revealed. The UK is buying five E-7 platforms to replace the Royal Air Force’s fleet of 707-derived E-3D Sentrys as part of a $2 billion...
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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