NATO members, along with Sweden and Finland, worry about Russia’s next moves and are casting a worried eye on its increasingly aggressive airborne activity. Re-arming or up-arming aircraft and ships, or adding ground-launched weapons, is a faster and less-costly way of adding capability than acquiring new platforms. In some cases, too, Western systems are being acquired to replace Russian hardware. Re-arming efforts on existing aircraft include the incorporation of the MBDA Meteor ...


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