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UK Ministry of Defence chooses Leonardo/Thales protection system for RAF Shadow ISTAR fleet

The UK Ministry of Defence has chosen Leonardo and Thales, under a single source procurement, to deliver an integrated UK Defensive Aids System (DAS)...
Chinook-Mali

Clear View of Mali

A new tool being used by RAF CH-47 Chinook crews deployed to Mali with the UK’s Operation Newcombe is the beyond-line-of-sight (BLOS) capability of...
Tempest

Typhoon Breeds Tempest

The three-year, $519 million (£425m) BAE Systems-led Project Centurion, has re-equipped the RAF’s Tranche 2 Typhoon fleet with MBDA’s Storm Shadow deep strike cruise...
Skeldar-R-350

SKELDAR R-350 flight crews pass certification in Switzerland with leading UAV training organisation RUSTA

UMS SKELDAR, the world-leader in pioneering maritime unmanned helicopters, has completed CAA-approved certification of flight crew in Switzerland, ahead of training roll-out with Swedish...
Air-Mission-Planning

Leading Military Experts from RAF and USAF announced as Latest Speakers to join Air...

SMi reports: Senior military officials from the RAF and USAF recently confirmed to join the speaker line-up at Air Mission Planning & Support in...
efass-contract

UK Ministry of Defence awards Rubb Buildings Ltd with new £9.5m single source contract

North East manufacturing company Rubb has been awarded a new two-year contract with the UK Ministry of Defence. The new contract will see Rubb continue...

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...
RAF-Tornado-Force

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...
MRM

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...
First-Tranche

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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