U.K. Considering Bringing Orphaned Merlins Into Service

LONDON — The U.K. Royal Navy has formally declared its newly upgraded Merlin Mk. 2 anti-submarine warfare (ASW) helicopters to be in service, and is considering adding aircraft to what will become one of the U.K.’s hardest-pressed assets. The navy declared an interim operating capability with the...
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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