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Farnborough 2016: UK’s ASDOT takes shape

13th July 2016 - 14:40 GMT | by Trevor Nash in Farnborough


Competition for the UK Ministry of Defence’s Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) programme is beginning to take shape following a teaming arrangement between Thales, QinetiQ and Textron AirLand. The consortia will be offering Textron’s Scorpion light combat aircraft.

This is the second team to declare following the announcement at RIAT 2016 that CAE, Draken International and Babcock International were to bid on the programme.

ASDOT aims to rationalise the UK’s live air training activities that currently includes target towing and EW/ECM facilities provided by Cobham Aviation and airborne threat training delivered by 736 Naval Air

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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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