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RAF to Retain Tornado Strike Fighters for Another Year

The Royal Air Force ( RAF) will extend the service of no. 12 (Bober) Squadron operating   Tornado GR4, which currently takes part in the air campaign against ISIL in Iraq. The squadron's Tornados will will be maintained in service for an additional year, until March 2017 the British Defence Secretary has announced during a recent visit in Baghdad.

Royal Air Force’s II(AC) Squadron foils insurgent bombers in Afghanistan

The following event demonstrates the force protection role of Royal Air Force Tornado GR4 strike fighters supporting ground forces in Afghanistan. On a recent...

The ‘Dambusters’ will be the first British unit to receive the...

The Royal Air Force has announced that 617 Squadron, the famous ‘Dambusters’, will be the first operational squadron using F-35B Lightning II aircraft. According...

NATO Takes Control – Coordinating Air and Naval Blockade on Libya

The UN mandated operation against Libya has evolved in recent days into three parallel efforts – the enforcement of the ‘no fly zone’ over the country, ground attacks supporting and stimulating a rebel campaign repelling Gaddafi supporters, and a ‘drying’ Gaddafi’s military sustainment by enforcing a naval blockade, preventing reinforcements, weapons and ammunition shipments from reaching Libyan ports.

Brimstone Anti Armor Missile

Brimstone advanced anti-armor, air-to-surface missile is a Hellfire Longbow derivative, designed for use by the British forces. Offering all-weather "fire and forget" capability, Brimstone is optimized...
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