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ASDOT gains pace

17th July 2017 - 13:24 GMT | by Trevor Nash in RAF Fairford


The UK’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) requirement has been ratcheted up following the declaration that Cobham Special Missions had signed a teaming agreement with Draken International to pursue this high-profile UK MoD programme.

Cobham already provides EW threat simulation to the UK MoD through its fleet of Falcon 20 aircraft while Draken has a fast-jet adversary fleet used predominantly by the US DoD.

ASDOT seeks to replace Cobham’s threat simulation as well as the Hawk adversary support currently provided by 736 NAS out of RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall.

Draken is already teamed with Babcock and CAE on

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Trevor Nash


Trevor Nash

After a career in the British Army, Trevor Nash worked in the simulation and training …

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