Typhoon overflies the RAF’s newly installed Air Defence Radar at Saxa Vord, Scotland

A Typhoon of Number 1(Fighter) Squadron from RAF Lossiemouth has overflown the RAF's newly installed Air Defence Radar at Saxa Vord, on the Island of Unst, Shetland.

HMS Queen Elizabeth ships crew finally meet the F-35B

Members of the flying control and flight deck control teams aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth visited Naval Air Station Patuxent River this week for their first live peek at the F-35B, ahead of the jet’s first trials aboard the ship this autumn.

Lockheed Martin and Cobham team for next generation low band jammer

Lockheed Martin and Cobham are joining forces for the Next Generation Jammer Low Band (NGJ-LB) competition to replace the U.S. Navy’s ALQ-99 tactical jamming system currently on the E/A-18 Growler aircraft. 

Long Range Anti-Ship missile in successful B-1B test

Lockheed Martin successfully fired two production representative Long Range Anti-Ship Missiles from a U.S. Air Force B-1B.

A400M Atlas gains full aeromedical capability

RAF A400M Atlas, the RAF’s newest transport aircraft has achieved a new milestone, gaining full aeromedical evacuation capability for high dependency and highly infectious patients.

Boris Johnson claims RAF Voyager transport aircraft often unavailable and that he “probably needs” own plane

Boris Johnson has said he "probably needs" to have a "Brexit jet", after complaining that the RAF Voyager assigned to transport ministers "never seems to be available".

BAE awarded contract to sustain F-35 Electronic Warfare systems

BAE Systems has received a contract from Lockheed Martin to ensure the readiness of critical EW systems on the F-35.

Israeli strikes see the F-35 used in combat for the first time

Israel has hit targets with the F-35, Israel Air Force Commander Maj.-Gen. Amikam Norkin said today, making Israel the first country to use the jet in combat.

Fresh round of American, British and allied strikes hit Islamic State

Coalition partners continued to strike Islamic State in designated parts of Syria and Iraq between, conducting 66 strikes consisting of 80 engagements last week, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported today.

UK must be ready to counter threats from space says Defence Secretary

The Defence Secretary has warned that Britain must be ready 'to deter and counter' threats that are emerging in space.



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