Wasp, which has undergone significant upgrades to be able to land and launch the F-35B, will replace USS Bonhomme Richard in the region.
Irish politician angry that RAF ‘had not informed Ireland’ that Typhoons intercepted Russian bombers...
Local media in Ireland is reporting that a politician was angry the UK 'had not informed Irish civil aviation authorities that they had unleashed their Typhoons' into air space near Ireland.
Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth today to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace.
Two Typhoon fighters, a Voyager tanker and an E-3 Sentry have launched this morning in order to intercept Russian aircraft.
Merlin helicopters were the first aircraft to begin flying from HMS Queen Elizabeth and they will soon be followed by F-35 jets in Autumn this year.
It has emerged that only one Joint Warrior exercise will take place this year due to concerns of overstretching forces as they undertake 'other commitments'.
The vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft was designed by Boeing to carry up to 500 pounds (227kg) of cargo.
QinetiQ has agreed its first ever multi-year training contract on behalf of the Empire Test Pilots’ School in a five-year deal with the Royal Netherlands Air Force.
Figures released by the Ministry of Defence show 17 maritime patrol aircraft belonging to NATO allies were deployed to Scotland last year.