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UK Fighter Pilots Fly F-35 Lightning Straight from Training for First Time

A pair of fighter pilots have become the first in their services to fly the F-35 Lightning straight from training. Flight Lieutenant Liam and...

Qatar Signs LOI for 24 Eurofighter Typhoon Jets

Today the Defence Secretary has welcomed Qatar’s intent to proceed with the purchase of Typhoon aircraft and the further strengthening of the United Kingdom’s...

RAF A400 Atlas Debuts During Mobility Guardian

Many Mobility airframes from 11 international countries are attending Mobility Guardian, including the Royal Air Force’s A400M Atlas as it makes its debut in...
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Three UK-Based Wings Conduct First-Time FARP Exercise

Two MC-130Js from the 67th Special Operations Squadron conducted a Forward Arming and Refueling Point exercise July 26, 2017, on RAF Mildenhall, England. A...

Royal Air Force Pilots Test Advanced Weapons and Software Upgrades for Eurofighter

A new package of advanced weapons, software and avionics enhancements for the Eurofighter Typhoon combat jet is being trialled by Royal Air Force Test...

RAF Transports French Army Equipment to Mali for Counter Insurgency Operations

A crew from 99 Squadron have been assisting French troops in sub-Saharan Africa by delivering supplies to the Op Barkhane counter-insurgency efforts in Niger...

MBDA’s Brimstone Missile Planned for RAF’s Protector RPAs

MBDA’s Brimstone precision strike missile is being planned as the UK’s guided missile solution for the Royal Air Force’s Protector Remotely Piloted Air System...

Operational Evaluation Commences for RAF Eurofighter Typhoon Fleet Enhancements

An initial phase of enhancements to ensure that the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Eurofighter Typhoon fleet is ready to take on the role currently...

Britain sends jets to intercept Russian bombers

Britain scrambled fighter jets from an airbase in Scotland to intercept two Russian bombers approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence said Thursday. The Russian...

RAF Leeming Hawk Squadron Provides Air Combat Training In Slovakia

Royal Air Force aggressor pilots based at RAF Leeming have been training NATO partners in UK air combat techniques as part of a two...