Defence chiefs slash order for AWACS early warning planes to save almost £1billion

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Defence chiefs slash order for AWACS early warning planes to save almost £1billion

Post by wildbill » Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:22 pm

DEFENCE chiefs have cut an order for AWACS early warning planes to save almost £1billion.

The MoD now wants only three E-7 Wedgetails — modified Boeing 737s with a shark’s fin radar on the fuselage — instead of the five agreed in 2019.

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