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First F-35 capable assault ship, USS Wasp, arrives in Japan

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.

WATCH: Typhoon jets intercept two Russian Blackjack bombers off Scotland

Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth today to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace.

Typhoon jets in ongoing operation to intercept Russian aircraft off Scottish coast

Two Typhoon fighters, a Voyager tanker and an E-3 Sentry have launched this morning in order to intercept Russian aircraft.

HMS Queen Elizabeth to get first F-35 jets this year

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.

Only one Joint Warrior exercise to take place this year due to ‘other commitments’

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'.

Boeing unveil new unmanned cargo air vehicle prototype

The vertical-takeoff-and-landing aircraft was designed by Boeing to carry up to 500 pounds (227kg) of cargo.

Royal Netherlands Air Force signs five-year deal with Empire Test Pilots School

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.

£100m deal agreed for Puma helicopter support

A £100 million deal to provide support to Puma HC Mk2 helicopters through to March 2022 has been agreed.

NATO maritime patrol aircraft deployments ‘show defence capability being hollowed out’ says MP

Figures released by the Ministry of Defence show 17 maritime patrol aircraft belonging to NATO allies were deployed to Scotland last year.



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