RAF Wing Commander Beck discusses the F-35B Lightning in interview

RAF Wing Commander Jim Beck is one of the UK’s most experienced F-35 Lightning pilots, here he talks about the future of the jet aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth.

Meet the BAE Transformer, one of the many designs being studied for future aircraft

Scientists and engineers at BAE Systems have lifted the lid on some futuristic technologies that could be incorporated in military and civil aircraft of 2040 or even earlier.

British Typhoons hand over responsibility for NATO air policing over Romania to Canada

Typhoon aircraft departed Romania yesterday, ending the UK’s five-month leadership of NATO’s enhanced air policing mission in the country.

RAF Red Arrows to tour Middle East

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon will announce that the world famous Royal Air Force Red Arrows will tour the Middle East next month.

Apache attack helicopter fires laser weapon for the first time

A high energy laser mounted on an Apache AH-64 attack helicopter acquired and hit an unmanned target in a test.

First British P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft to be delivered in 2019

Minister for Defence Procurement Harriett Baldwin has signed a P-8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft 'declaration' with her United States counterpart.

Operation Inherent Resolve strikes target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq

US and coalition military forces continued to attack Islamic State, conducting 16 strikes consisting of 36 engagements, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

Typhoon jets destroy Islamic State HQ while Tornado jets blast machine gun positions

Typhoon and Tornado jets maintained a presence over Raqqa over the weekend, destroying an Islamic State headquarters building, including a strongpoint adjacent to the now-abandoned Islamic State 'Immigration Office', and machine-gun and mortar teams.

Typhoons demolish Islamic State-held building in Raqqa

A Typhoon flight saw action over Raqqa; the Syrian Democratic Forces reported coming under fire from a large building against which Typhoon aircraft conducted a successful attack using two Paveway IV guided bombs.

WATCH: The first flight of Tornado in 1974

Footage from the Tornado aircraft's first ever flight on the 14th of August 1974.



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