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Germany Extends Saudi Arms Export Freeze till End-March

Germany on Wednesday extended a temporary, disputed ban on arms exports to Saudi Arabia, but only until the end of the month. In October, Berlin...

F-35 Out as Germany Weighs Tornado Replacement Options

As Germany continues to consider options for replacing its old Tornado jet fighters, the head of the German Luftwaffe will literally be fired if...
UK RAF 15 Squadron Tornado GR4

UK begins Syria air strikes after parliament vote

London: Britain joined the US-led bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria on Thursday, with air strikes beginning just hours after a decisive parliamentary...

Germany offers France recon jets, frigate for IS fight

Germany can offer France Tornado reconnaissance jets, a naval frigate, aerial refueling and satellite images to back the fight against the Islamic State...

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...

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...

Two British airmen missing as jets crash in North Sea

The search for two British airmen missing after two Tornado jets crashed in the North Sea was called off on Tuesday due to bad...

First Flight of Tornado Production Aircraft with ASSTA 3.0

Cassidian has reached an important milestone in the delivery of the latest capability standard ASSTA 3.0 (Avionics System Software Tornado Ada) for the German...

RAF Tornados clock up 7,000 flying hours over Libya

RAF Tornados operating in support of NATO's Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR to protect the civilian population of Libya from attack have now clocked up over...

Additional RAF Tornados for Operations Over Libya

The Ministry of Defence has announced that, in the coming days, the UK will deploy an additional four RAF Tornado GR4s to Gioia del...