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UK ‘likely’ to add remote carrier to Tempest programme

27th June 2019 - 17:45 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


The UK government has given its strongest hint to date that remote carrier and combat cloud solutions will be added to the BAE Systems led Tempest future fighter programme.

Discussing the recent unveiling of the Franco-German Future Combat Air System (FCAS), complete with remote carrier and combat cloud mock ups during last week’s Paris Air Show, Robert Courts MP said during a 27 June combat air strategy debate in Westminster that ‘it is likely we will do the same’, though did not disclose firm details on when such a decision would be taken to rubber stamp the policy, or

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Tim Martin


Tim Martin

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

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