RAF Typhoons Carry Brimstone Over Syria

Jon Lake - The RAF’s Typhoon Force has flown its first operational sortie carrying the new-to-Typhoon MBDA Brimstone 2 precision attack missile. On 30 January, Air...
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RAF Tornado Bows Out

Jon Lake - On 31 January 2019, the RAF Tornado Force flew its final operational sortie on Operation Shader - the UK element of the...
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Embraer and Sierra Nevada Corporation Awarded Contract to Deliver 12 A-29s for the Nigerian...

Embraer Defense & Security and its partner Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) were awarded a contract to deliver 12 A-29 Super Tucano light attack aircraft...
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Four generations of strike fighters?

When UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson announced that the RAF’s F-35Bs were ready to deploy, having attained initial operating capability (IOC), he did so...
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First Tranche of 18 F-35B’s for UK Nears Completion

Jon Lake - In mid-November the UK took delivery of its 17th Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning aircraft. The aircraft was the penultimate aircraft in...
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The new Czech jet aircraft L-39NG rolled out

On Friday 12th October 2018, at 11:50, the first L-39NG pre-series aircraft rolled out from the hangar at AERO Vodochody AEROSPACE, the leading Czech...
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Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatross Breaks Cover

On 12 October, at its factory near Prague Aero Vodochody rolled out the latest incarnation of its L-39 Albatros jet trainer that first flew...
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F-35 Lightning Jets make history on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Fast fighter jets are once again flying from a Royal Navy aircraft carrier as the first F-35s have landed on the flight deck of...
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Lockheed Martin selects Harris Corp to deliver F-35’s next-gen processor

Lockheed Martin has selected Harris Corporation to develop and deliver the next generation Integrated Core Processor (ICP) for the F-35 fighter jet. The Lockheed...
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British Defence Exports on the rise

The UK’s Defence Security Organisation (DSO) revealed that the British defence industry secured export orders valued at $11.6 billion (£9 billion) in 2017. This...

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