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Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoons Join Red Flag 2014

Eurofighter Typhoon aircraft from the UK’s Royal Air Force are at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada this month to take part in one of the world’s leading air-to-air combat training exercises which begins this week. Red Flag is the […]


3D Printed Parts Fly for First Time In UK Fighter Jets

3D Printed Parts Fly for First Time In UK Fighter Jets

BAE Systems has revealed that 3D printed components created by its engineers have flown for the first time on-board Tornado fighter jets, paving the way for using 3D printed parts in other military kit. The 3D metal parts were successfully […]


RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

RAF Begins Training on Upgraded Puma Mk2 Helicopter

The RAF has begun training on the Puma Mk2 helicopter following a £260 million upgrade programme. Pictures released today show crews from 33 and 230 Squadrons carrying out training flights of the upgraded aircraft from their base at RAF Benson […]


RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF and French Air Force Spearhead Major Military Exercise

RAF Top Guns will team up with their French counterparts to spearhead a major military exercise which starts on Sunday. (6 October) The 11-day event will see aircraft from Britain, France, the United States, Canada and Germany being hosted at […]


Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

A Royal Navy warship and RAF Typhoons have put their skills and technology to the test during a joint exercise. The aircraft joined HMS Dragon and US fighter jets in a training exercise to detect, classify and monitor contacts on […]


Eurofighter Typhoon Marks Decade in RAF Service

Eurofighter Typhoon Marks Decade in RAF Service

Two of the Royal Air Force’s leading officers have hailed the performance of the Eurofighter Typhoon jet during its first decade of flying and since deliveries were made to the UK’s Royal Air Force (RAF) in 2003. With the addition […]


RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Force Completes Largest Ever Training Mission

The Royal Air Force has completed the biggest training mission ever undertaken by its Typhoon Force. Exercise Android Preference concluded at RAF Coningsby last week and forms part of the qualified weapons instructor (QWI) course, which is regarded as the […]


Weapons Upgrade for RAF Typhoon Agreed at Paris Air Show

Weapons Upgrade for RAF Typhoon Agreed at Paris Air Show

RAF Typhoon aircraft will be armed with Meteor missiles from later this decade after an agreement was signed today by industry and the four Eurofighter nations. During a short ceremony at the Paris Air Show, Defence Ministers from the UK, […]


RAF Tornado Squadron Prepares for Afghanistan

RAF Tornado Squadron Prepares for Afghanistan

An RAF Tornado Squadron is being put through its paces at RAF Lossiemouth in Scotland this week as it makes final preparations for a deployment to Afghanistan. Dubbed ‘War Week’, the exercise is the culmination of months of training for […]


 
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