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Jim Bow
09-28-2018, 11:35 PM
The Air Force's newest helicopter is an Italian design to be built by Boeing.
The newest jet trainer was designed in Sweden, also built by Boeing.

john welsford
09-29-2018, 01:29 AM
The Air Force's newest helicopter is an Italian design to be built by Boeing.
The newest jet trainer was designed in Sweden, also built by Boeing.

A lot of equipment used by the artillery, the airforce and to a smaller extent, comes from BAE systems in the UK.
I suspect thats a part of a deal about support in Afghanistan and other theatres of action, as well as the UK buying heavy equipment from the USA.

John Welsford

Peerie Maa
09-29-2018, 02:48 AM
A lot of equipment used by the artillery, the airforce and to a smaller extent, comes from BAE systems in the UK.
I suspect thats a part of a deal about support in Afghanistan and other theatres of action, as well as the UK buying heavy equipment from the USA.

John Welsford

Not necessarily, our light weight howitzer simply out performed the US equivalent.