Britain’s first aircraft-carrier landing in eight years

As featured in The Economist



‘By around 2035, Britain will be paying for the last F-35 deliveries, the first of the Tempests, and eking life out of an ageing Typhoon fleet. “Something will eventually have to give,” says Justin Bronk of the Royal United Services Institute, a London think-tank. He warns that the Tempest is unlikely to be viable unless defence spending is increased significantly, or F-35 orders pruned.’