MOD LOOKS TO THE FUTURE OF OFFENSIVE AIRCRAFT UK Ministry of Defence News Release - December 16, 1996 -- The Ministry of Defence is to launch a #35M study into options for a Future Offensive Air System. The system - which might not even be a
conventional fast jet - would be intended to maintain the capability provided by the Tornado GR4 ground attack aircraft.
ROSYTH DOCKYARD TO BE PRIVATISED UK Ministry of Defence News Release - November 25, 1996 -- Rosyth Royal Dockyard in Scotland is to be sold to the Babcock International Group, James Arbuthnot, Minister of State for Defence Procurement, said today.
THE FUTURE OF THE ROYAL DOCKYARDS UK Ministry of Defence News Release April 2, 1996 -- Heads of Agreement have been signed with Devonport
Management Limited for the Devonport Royal Dockyard. The negotiations with Babcock International Group on the proposed sale of Rosyth Royal Dockyard are also at an advanced stage.