UK in ‘race with adversaries for technological advantage’

Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has unveiled a new Science and Technology Strategy for the UK.

Tempest jet could ‘generate billions for the UK economy’ say builders

The Tempest programme "will contribute at least £25.3bn to the UK economy in the first 30 years alone", according to report created by PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.

Third new British P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft arrives

The third of nine P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft has arrived in Scotland from the United States.

New Tempest jet radar to capture ‘city worth of data’ every second

The new sensor, called the ‘Multi-Function Radio Frequency System’, will collect and process unprecedented amounts of data – equivalent to the internet traffic of a large city such as Edinburgh, every second.

British jets intercept Russian aircraft near HMS Queen Elizabeth

Typhoon jets shadowed two Tu-160 bombers towards the area near Shetland where HMS Queen Elizabeth and her Carrier Strike Group were exercising as part of NATO Exercise Joint Warrior.

British Reaper drops GBU-12 on Islamic State terrorists

A Reaper unmanned aircraft has dropped munitions on terrorists who had attacked Iraqi security forces in the Anbar desert, say the Ministry of Defence.

British and American F-35s take flight in Exercise Joint Warrior

United States Marine Corps F-35 jets from the Wake Island Avengers took flight from HMS Queen Elizabeth alongside embarked UK jets from 617 Sqn known as the Dambusters, to take part in Exercise Joint Warrior, the largest multinational exercise hosted by the UK.

Puma drone deployed from HMS Albion

Flagship HMS Albion is the first British warship to deploy with a Fleet Air Arm drone flight to support operations.

Aircraft return to RAF Lossiemouth

Work to resurface the runways at RAF Lossiemouth is progressing with the return of aircraft to the Moray station, say the Royal Air Force.

NATO implements contract to upgrade Iceland air surveillance radar

The upgrade includes a technology update to the radar signal and data processing groups, extending the system's life span.



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