Merlin helicopters achieve Full Operating Capability

The Royal Navy's Merlin HM2 helicopter fleet has achieved Full Operating Capability. The milestone has been met following the delivery of 24 out of a total...

ASRAAM to be upgraded

The Ministry of Defence has awarded a £300m contract to upgrade ASRAAM. MBDA has been awarded the contract to design and build a new variant of...

British A400M fleet reach key milestone

Four of the aircraft are now operating from RAF Brize Norton while three others are currently being fitted with UK systems required to operate...

Airbus win contract to equip A400M’s with data security system

Airbus has won a £3.3 million contract to equip Royal Air Force A400M transport aircraft with an important data security system. Airbus has has...
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RAF double Reaper strikes against Islamic State

Royal Air Force Reaper strikes against Islamic State have more than doubled in recent weeks. The increase in strikes coincide with a strike that killed...

Typhoons intercept Russian bombers near British airspace

Quick Reaction Alert aircraft were scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth yesterday to intercept two supersonic Russian bombers. Squadron Leader Jim Calvert of II(AC) Squadron said: "Given the...

RAF recieve fourth A400M

The fourth of the UK's 22 Airbus A400M Atlas aircraft has arrived at RAF Brize Norton. The programme is worth £2.75 billion and is on...
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RAF strike kills two British Islamic State fighters

Prime Minister David Cameron revealed on Monday that British aircraft had carried out an air strike over Syria in August to kill three Islamic State...

Update: British Air Strikes In Iraq

Iraqi forces fighting ISIL have received significant air support from Royal Air Force combat aircraft according to information released by the MoD. The following is...

Second RC-135 Rivet Joint delivered seven months early

The second RC-135 Rivet Joint has been delivered to the RAF seven months early, the MoD has announced. The aircraft was handed over today...

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