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How Putin Utilizes Missile Defence In Europe To Distract Russian Voters

The UK signed an MoU for production in 1999 with the expectation of a contract to follow that ensured no gaps would exist involving TRIGAT-MR coming into service and Milan going out of service in 2005. Unfortunately, delays in signing from Belgium and the Netherlands and, as usual, Germany revising down their needed quantities, meant the delays would potentially leave the UK with a capability gap. TRIGAT-LR was closely tied to the development of the Eurocopter Tiger attack helicopter but as the UK at some point selected AH-64 in preference to Tiger and A.129 Mangusta, the option of Hellfire as...