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DSEI 2019: RAF teases Tempest partnership announcement

9th September 2019 - 13:05 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Amid growing interest in which nations will be added to future European fighter programmes – the Royal Air Force (RAF) has hinted that a new partner will be added to its Tempest effort during DSEI 2019 in London. 

A year of talks saw Sweden join Tempest, by way of an MoU signed in July, but asked if similar, lengthy negotiation timeframes can be accelerated, Air Cdre Daniel Storr, head of combat air acquisition, at the RAF, told Shephard to ‘wait and see’ what happens in the coming days – a hint that a new partner announcement could potentially be in the

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

Tim Martin is Air Editor for Shephard Media, based in Belfast. 

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