BaE Systems Nimrod

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Originally intended as a maritime patrol aircraft principally for anti-submarine warfare, the BaE Systems Nimrod is a long-range four-jet aircraft used for a variety of missions. The R variant is for signals intelligence. Aging airframes, however, are leading Britain to replace the aircraft, presumably with a product from Airbus or Boeing.