The first bombs have been dropped from F-35 jets conducting trials on board Britain’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, say the Royal Navy.
UK defence expenditure as a percent of GDP remained at 2.1% in 2017, the Ministry of Defence's international defence expenditure report reveals.
Typhoon jets bombed an Islamic State command post in eastern Syria, whilst Tornado jets struck a compound.
Earlier in the month, the F-35 Joint Program Office issued an enterprise-wide inspection of a fuel tube within the engine on all F-35 aircraft.
Amphibious support ship RFA Lyme Bay has arrived in the Middle East for Saif Sareea 3.
CAEW is an off-the-shelf AEW&C aircraft system, installed on the Gulfstream G550 platform.
The first F-35 jets on-board HMS Queen Elizabeth were American owned aircraft but flown by British and American pilots. It's a good thing.