British P-8 aircrew reach 1,000 hours on the aircraft

Two Royal Air Force P-8 Poseidon aircrew have achieved 1,000 hours service on the aircraft type.

A-10 pilot describes flying combat missions against Islamic State

Lt. Col. Ben Rudolphi, 407th Expeditionary Operation Support Squadron commander, describes flying combat missions in the A-10 Thunderbolt II.

Majority of Typhoon aircraft fleet to be fitted with a collision warning system by...

A timescale for the fitting of a collision warning system to the Typhoon has been discussed in Parliament.
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UK looks to industry for new ground-based ballistic missile defence radar capability

The MoD have issued a Request For Information regarding radar technology and capability for a new ground-based ballistic missile defence radar system.

Reaper takes out RPG team while Tornado and Typhoon jets strike snipers

It has been revealed that Reaper killed terrorists armed with rocket-propelled grenades, whilst Tornado and Typhoon jets dealt with three sniper teams and three other defended positions.

MoD to complete Apache AH-64E order by the end of the year

The Government have confirmed that they intend to order the full 50 AH-64E Apache helicopters set out in the Strategic Defence & Security Review by the end of the year.

F-35 represents the ‘most advanced fighter jet’ and the ‘best aircraft for the UK’...

Wing Commander Beck is one of the UK’s most experienced F-35 Lightning pilots, he has given his views on the jet.

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital helipad enables more than 400 helicopter landings

The helipad at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital was made possible, in part, by charity HELP (Helicopter Emergency Landing Pads).

Successful live firing of Brimstone missile from Typhoon

The first live firing of the Brimstone missile from a Typhoon has been successfully completed as part of ongoing development work to significantly upgrade the capability of the aircraft.

United States Air Force Thunderbird pilots fly in Red Arrows

The Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows, have flown their American counterparts in the back seat of their Hawk jets.



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