April 17 2012
The British Royal Air Force says it has grounded all its E-3D Sentry airborne warning and control system (AWACS) aircraft after a technical fault was discovered on one of the planes during a routine inspection, reports London's Daily Telegraph.
The problem was found on an in-service aircraft at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire, said a Defense Ministry spokeswoman. Routine operations have been suspended until an engineering inspection is completed.
The spokeswoman stressed on...
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.