Two Russian pilots have died in a helicopter crash over rebel territory in Syria it has been reported.
The MoD has announced contracts worth £167 million to upgrade and build new facilities at RAF Marham, the future home of the UK’s F-35 fleet.
A combat aircraft belonging to the Syrian government was reportedly shot down on Tuesday by a surface to air missile.
Kuwait becomes the eighth country to invest in Typhoon combat aircraft.
Citing multiple issues, the United Kingdom have announced their intention to scrap plans to purchase F-35.
The exercise will involve more than 31 warships and submarines, 60 aircraft, and a total of around 6500 personnel from 14 participating nations.
US Navy and US Air Force officials said "our overall assessment is that the F-35 is making solid progress across the board".
New spending report also shows steady cost drop for all variants of the F-35.
The F-35 "was designed and built for the future, for high-end threat."
Jeff Babione, Lockheed Martin's programme manager for the F-35, told reporters that the cost of the F-35A will drop to about $85 million by 2019.