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Pilot Lt Dave Neyland and Flight Observer Lt Sammy Haynes brought Wildcat ZZ377 safely on to Portsmouth-based warship as she ploughed through the Irish Sea following a visit to Liverpool. Wildcat is currently undergoing extensive trials with 700W Naval Air Squadron, which has been formed especially to help introduce the helicopter into service. As part of those trials, the aircraft has been working at the MOD’s aerial range in Cardigan Bay. From next year, Wildcat will begin to...Read more
Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin has today announced a £269 million deal for a new cutting-edge helicopter-borne surveillance system designed to protect Royal Navy ships, including the new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The deal with Lockheed Martin will see the start of manufacturing on the new Crowsnest system. It will act as the eyes and ears for the Royal Navy’s ships, providing long range air, maritime and land detection and tracking capability....Read more