Several US firms offering upgraded P3s with different surveillance systems, the French offered their Atlantique, and British Aerospace decided on a rebuilt Nimrod
using original airframes but with extended wing and fuselage, new engines and total system enhancement.
They will be stationed at RAF Lossiemouth in Moray to plug the gap left by the decision to scrap the Nimrods
One thing that affected the Nimrod
was the consolidation and dispersal of its founders and, thus, the loss of technical and design support in the forty-odd years of its life.
Paul Duquemin, Managing Director of JTC Group s Guernsey office, said: We are delighted to be chosen to administer Nimrod
Sea Assets and to have experienced the impressive work by the team at Nimrod
Party sources say they will opt for a cheaper model because Nimrods
are too expensive.
Although a man named Nimrod
is depicted in the Bible as a great hunter and city builder, the word is more typically used as a silly schoolyard insult to describe a foolish person.
Flt Lt Squires, 39, died when the plane he was piloting - Nimrod
XV230 - exploded in mid-air over Kandahar, in southern Afghanistan, five years ago this month.
Richard Bolchover, a Partner at Nimrod
Capital LLP said, "This is the fourth company Nimrod
Capital has listed on the SFM.
This leads us to the conclusion that, based on midrashic tradition, Amraphel, Nimrod
and Hammurabi are all the same person.
These planes are tried and tested and proved to be far more reliable than Nimrod
ever was, and would have been a fraction of the price.
SO, the Government is to get rid of the Nimrod
reconnaissance planes which give air protection to the Royal Navy's Trident submarines.
A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: "Ministers and service chiefs have made clear that the decision in October's SDSR not to bring the Nimrod
MRA4 into service was difficult, but it will not be reversed and the dismantling process is under way.
27 (ANI): Leading British militayr figures have warned that the David Cameron Government faces a huge security risk if it decides to go ahead with plans to scrap the Royal Air Force's (RAF's) four billion pound Nimrod
surveillance aircraft fleet.
UNION leaders have attacked the Government's controversial decision to scrap the multibillion-pound Nimrod
spy planes as contractors prepared to strip the aircraft before they are dismantled for scrap metal.
rarely swears, and was now quite unconscious what his tongue was doing.