Britain will sell a database of pilots, the Red Arrows because of the economy

© AFP 2018 / Leon NealВыступление aerobatic team, the Red Arrows. Archival photoBritain will sell a database of pilots, the Red Arrows because of the economy© 2018 AFP / Leon Neal

UK Ministry of defence in order to save budget funds sell several military objects, including the air force base where he trains the national aerobatic team, the Red Arrows.

«Ministry of defense closed the base Scampton (Lincolnshire) in 2022 and will base flight team to the other base which is more suitable for the purposes of the group. Defense Ministry also confirmed that it intends to terminate in 2020 the use of the Royal air force base Linton-on-Ouse (North Yorkshire) as the needs in the database no more», — said in a written statement, Deputy defense Minister of great Britain Tobias Ellwood.

The RAF Scampton opened in 1916, during world war II it was done departures of aircraft to strike at Germany. The Red Arrows used the base 20. On the basis of the serve and employs 600 people, it is also based unit control in aerospace. Base Linton-on-Ouse were used to train pilots of jet aircraft, training, it took Prince William. Training center in 2019 peredoziruet on one of the bases in Wales.

According to the government decision, the Ministry of defence needs by 2040 to reduce the number of objects in use by a third. Total defense Ministry plans to abandon the use 91 of the object. According to published in 2016, according to service and maintenance is not required more infrastructure UK Ministry of defense spends 2.4 billion pounds.