The U.K. defense ministry says it is studying options that would allow it to retain its Sentinel radar reconnaissance aircraft after 2015. The move comes as the Sentinel fleet — based on a modified Global Express business jet that carries the Raytheon-built Airborne Stand-Off Reconnaissance (ASTOR) radar — undertakes missions on behalf of French forces fighting insurgents in Mali, and continues to support the U.K.’s contributions to operations in Afghanistan. In a written answer to ...


"U.K. Reviewing Decision To Cut Sentinel Radar Aircraft" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.