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Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hope for new RAF patrol planes to replace Moray nimrods

Nimro(a)dFresh hopes have been raised that the UK Government is planning to finally replace the scrapped fleet of Moray-based Nimrod aircraft.

Defence Minister Mark Francois has confirmed that a scheme which maintains the training of staff formerly based at RAF Kinloss has been extended.

Military chiefs have repeatedly been accused of leaving a major capability gap by axing the Nimrod MRA4 contract in 2010.

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