TITLE

Drop the pilot

AUTHOR(S)
Fisher, Richard
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);10/22/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7662, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the British government's indecision about committing to programs to develop next-generation fighter aircraft. Lessons from the Eurofighter program; Delays that have made its weapons systems obsolete; U.K.'s tarnished image in the European aerospace community; Its bridging role between Europe and the United States. INSET: JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER.
ACCESSION #
14874281

 

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