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Shadow Fleet Expansion + Upgrade

Old 3rd Nov 2021, 16:39
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Shadow Fleet Expansion + Upgrade

Fleet to be 8 - 2 new aircraft being acquired - and Defensive Aids System upgrade:

£110 million upgrade for RAF Shadow fleet | Royal Air Force (mod.uk)

£110m upgrade for RAF Shadow fleet - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 17:17
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Originally Posted by RAFEngO74to09 View Post
Fleet to be 8 - 2 new aircraft being acquired - and Defensive Aids System upgrade:

£110 million upgrade for RAF Shadow fleet | Royal Air Force (mod.uk)

£110m upgrade for RAF Shadow fleet - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

I thought the fleet already was eight.
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 18:03
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Giving a medium-altitude turboprop a DAS is interesting. Those things protect against shells now?
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 18:23
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Already eight on the UK register, ZZ416 to ZZ419 and ZZ504 to ZZ507.
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Old 3rd Nov 2021, 21:37
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Originally Posted by medod View Post
Giving a medium-altitude turboprop a DAS is interesting. Those things protect against shells now?
Not interesting at all, very common and for good reasons.
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Old 4th Nov 2021, 19:39
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I was working on this 3 years ago and it was common knowledge. Someone’s trying to make a news story where it simply doesn’t exist.
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