British jets practise dispersal in response to ‘base attack’

Royal Air Force Typhoons working with French Rafale and US F-35 jets practised responding to an attack on their main operating bases.

RAF point finger at Boeing for E-7 Delay

The Royal Air Force has pointed the finger at aerospace giant Boeing for delays in the delivery of the critical E-7 airborne early warning capability.

UK and Poland sign £4bn air defence deal

Defence firms in the UK and Poland have signed a deal worth over £4 billion to continue the next phase of Poland’s future air defence programme, Narew.

RAF help rescue stricken yacht

An RAF Atlas A400M and a Poseidon MRA1 have successfully contributed to the rescue of a sailor in the Atlantic Ocean, following critical damage to his yacht during storm Ciarán.

MBDA secures contract for Korean helicopter armament

MBDA has been awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) to provide the Mistral ATAM anti-air missile system for the Korean Marine Attack Helicopter (KMAH).

US and Switzerland finalise missile defence deal

Switzerland has cemented a deal with the United States for the procurement of Lockheed Martin’s advanced PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missiles.

Labour outrage at Red Arrows misconduct, RAF chief apologises

"It’s outrageous that female service personnel in the Red Arrows faced widespread sexual abuse", said Shadow Armed Forces Minister, Luke Pollard MP.

F-35 in first night rolling landing on HMS Prince of Wales

HMS Prince of Wales, currently conducting trials off the American coast, has witnessed its first Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing at night.

MOD seeks parachute packing & maintenance services

The Ministry of Defence has publicised its intention to procure parachute packing, maintenance, and inventory management services in support of the parachuting programme.

Images show new Protector drone for the Royal Air Force

The Royal Air Force has welcomed the first of its 16 new Protector aircraft at RAF Waddington in Lincolnshire.



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Britain to get new deep space radar

The Deep Space Advanced Radar Capability (DARC) programme will provide 24/7 capability to see objects deep in space up to 22,000 miles away from earth.