A helicopter and drone successfully operated as a team whilst airborne say Qinetiq.
The RAF say that the exercise provided invaluable interoperability training.
Typhoon fighter jets currently operating from Lithuania have intercepted a Russian military formation operating over the Baltic Sea, say the Royal Air Force.
Once operational in the autumn, the facility will take the total number of people working out of the coastal base in the north of Scotland to about 2,200.
Service personnel in the UK will receive a 2% pay rise this year.
"We have not been provided with any post-referendum assessment of Russian attempts at interference. This situation is in stark contrast to the US handling of allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential vote."
Rolls-Royce has reached agreement with Bell Textron to provide the propulsion system for the V-280 Valor aircraft as it moves forward in the competition for the U.S. Army’s Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) programme.
Seven new companies are to collaborate with Team Tempest, the consortium delivering the UK's next generation combat aircraft known as Tempest.
A detachment of German Eurofighters have arrived in Lithuania to join British Typhoon jets already deployed there.
The initial scoping phase will run through to December 2020.