WATCH: Tornado strikes Islamic State position

On Thursday the 19th of November, a Tornado bomber used a Paveway bomb to destroy an Islamic State sniper position which had opened fire on Kurdish troops.

Sentinel completes 100th counter-IS sortie

The Sentinel R1 battlefield surveillance aircraft recently completed it's 100th sortie in counter-Islamic State operations. Sentinel forms a key part of the RAF'S Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance Force, along with E-3D Sentry airborne command and control aircraft, Reaper remotely piloted aircraft systems and RC-135 Airseeker electronic Surveillance aircraft. Airseeker has also recently completed its 100th operational sortie in the...

Typhoon to get Storm Shadow, Meteor in 2018

According to Philip Dunne, Minister of State for Defence Procurement, Typhoon is to receive Storm Shadow and Meteor in 2018.

Prime Minister to get aircraft for official trips

The use of an RAF Voyager aircraft is expected to save about £775,000 per year as the plane will be cheaper than chartering flights.

RAF ‘would make a difference’ in Syria – Lord Richards

Lord Richards, former chief of the defence staff, said UK involvement in Syria could help give the campaign "oomph".

WATCH: 25 Russian heavy bombers strike Syria


The Russian Ministry of Defence have announced that 25 long-range bombers took part in a raid in Syria, they have also released a video showing the attack.

HMS Ocean to operate MV-22 Osprey’s during joint training

For the next few weeks, three MV-22 Ospreys will operate from the deck of HMS Ocean as the US Marine Corps carry out joint training with Royal Marines Commandos around the central Mediterranean. While an impressive sight, this is not the first time that Ospreys have flown from Ocean as they used her flight deck extensively during NATO's recent Trident...

RAF Scampton to host air shows starting in 2017

A Government minister has written to a Lincolnshire MP to confirm that RAF Scampton could host the county's air show as early as 2017.

Two Tornado jets almost crash after taking off from Norfolk

Two Tornado pilots narrowly avoided crashing into each other in bad weather, a report has revealed.

Crack discovered on F-35C test jet wing spar


Inspectors have found a small crack in one of the wing spars of an F-35C carrier variant test aircraft, according to the Joint Program Office.



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