New U.K. Military Helicopter Plan to be Announced




In early December, government ministers are set to announce a radical re-structuring of the UK’s helicopter procurement, organisation and basing plans in a new military helicopter roadmap called "Vision 2020," which might result in the termination of EH101 Merlin development in the UK (although export orders are still being received). The core of the plan is the dropping of the GBP2.5 billion (US$4.1 billion) Future Medium Support Helicopter (FMSH) programme, which had been expected to s...
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