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On board the RAF's Nimrod

Nimrod

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The RAF is bidding farewell to the Nimrod MR2 aircraft at its Kinloss base.

It is due to be replaced operationally by the MRA4 in the autumn of 2012.

The BBC's James Cook went on board to find out what the MR2 offered the RAF and why it is no longer needed.

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