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PREMIUM: Sea Venom design delay raises Wildcat capability questions

5th March 2020 - 12:00 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


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The anti-ship weapons capabilities of the RN AW159 Wildcat have been dealt a blow with confirmation that the new MBDA Sea Venom missile has suffered from design flaws, resulting in a 15-month in-service delay.

Brief disclosure of the matter was published in the latest UK MoD equipment plan, which pointed ...

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