RAF Puma Squadron marks 100 years

January the 12th 2016 marked 100 years since the formation of the Royal Air Force’s 33 Squadron. The squadron was formed in Filton, England in...

Royal Navy Sea Kings bid Scotland farewall

The flypast brings an end to 44 years of Sea King rescue services in Scotland, the service has been replaced by a civilian organisation.
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Reaper drones complete 1000th mission against Islamic State

The fleet of drones have been operating in the region since October 2014, also notable is the fact they have done so without civilian casualties.

New Russian forward-swept wing jet spotted

A Russian aviation company has conducted a maiden flight of a new forward-swept wing trainer aircraft.

£369 million C-130J support deal agreed

The MoD has agreed a £369 million deal for the continued in-service support of the Hercules C-130J fleet, securing around 1,200 jobs. The contract agreed...

Voyager tankers in emergency Arctic refuelling

Voyager tankers have refuelled an aircraft in the Arctic Circle after it declared an emergency it has been revealed.

Three Maritime Patrol Aircraft to be in service by 2020

The MoD plan to have three P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft in service by 2020 it has been revealed.
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Britain continues operations against IS, no civilian casualties

Islamic State (IS) terrorists have suffered further losses as Royal Air Force aircraft have continued operations over Syria and Iraq.

Leased P-8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft looked at to fill gap

Britain is considering the lease of two US Navy P-8's, with British crews, to bridge the gap between now and when the first British P-8's enter service.

RAF scrambled 7 times this year to meet Russian bombers

RAF Typhoon jets have been launched seven times this year to meet Russian aircraft the MoD has revealed.

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