Crowsnest Delay Impacts UK Carrier Strike Plans

Credit: Leonardo
LONDON—An 18-month delay in the development of the UK’s new Crowsnest helicopter-based airborne early warning system means the capability will not be fully operational when it is embarked on the first operational cruise, planned for next May. The UK Royal Navy will now adopt an interim initial...
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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