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Tornado jets ready to deploy Leonardo BriteCloud decoy system

Leonardo has begun deliveries of its new 'BriteCloud' decoy to the Royal Air Force for combat missions following the Ministry of Defence’s formal go-ahead for the new technology.

MBDA wins £400 million UK Brimstone air-to-surface missile deal

According to the company, MBDA will manufacture new Brimstone missiles for Typhoon jets and in future for the RAF's new Protector RPAS and new Apache attack helicopters.

Royal Air Force and French Air Force in joint QRA exercise

Royal Air Force and Armée de l'Air have worked together on a joint Quick Reaction Alert exercise.

F-35C carrier qualifications completed on board USS Abraham Lincoln

Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln completed fleet carrier qualifications for the F-35C, marking another milestone for the new aircraft say the US Navy.

Future Combat Air System work progressing

The UK and France recently announced a £1.54bn project to build a prototype of the Future Combat Air System, a defence minister has confirmed that work on this project is progressing despite earlier worries over Brexit

UK orders AMRAAM air-to-air missiles

Raytheon has been awarded a $523 million contract for the production of Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missiles (AMRAAMs) for eight US allies including the UK.

‘Range of options being explored’ to replace British E-3 Sentry fleet

Options for the future delivery of the UK's Airborne Warning and Control capability are being explored, including upgrades to the current E-3 Sentry fleet, however some industry commentators are arguing for a new aircraft type altogether.

Leonardo team down-selected for UK ASDOT competition

The Leonardo, Top Aces and Inzpire team, named Red Aces, has been down-selected by the Ministry of Defence to compete for a contract to meet the Air Support to Defence Operational Training (ASDOT) capability.

Commander visits Typhoon squadron deployed to Greece

The Station Commander at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire has visited 3 (Fighter) Squadron that are currently deployed on the large NATO exercise that is being run in Greece, say the MoD.

F-35B represents ‘significant leap in war-fighting capability’ says US Navy

Recently, A detachment of F-35B jets landed on board the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp, marking the first time the aircraft has deployed on board a US Navy ship.

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