RAF (Royal Air Force)
D-Day: Aerial Armada
Graham Pitchfork describes the massive airborne assault that paved the way for D-Day
The ‘Dambusters’ on VE-Day
A peek inside the operations record book for the RAF's No617 Squadron on 8th May 1945...
RAF Typhoons return to Lithuania
Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s from the Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) No 6 Squadron have arrived in Lithuania to support NATO’s ongoing Baltic Air Policing (BAP) mission.
RAF declares IOC on Poseidon MRA1
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has formally declared that its Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet has achieved initial operating capability (IOC).
First production-representative MQ-9B rolled out
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) has rolled out and flown the first production-representative MQ-9B SkyGuardian unmanned combat air system (UCAV).
Joint Helicopter Command steps up COVID-19 support
Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) has stepped up its support in the battle against COVID-19, as part of the UK government’s response to the ongoing pandemic.
Second RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK
The second Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft for the Royal Air Force (RAF) has arrived in the UK.
tlmNexus to support UK Poseidon programme
UK-based defence technology company, tlmNexus, has announced it will be supporting the RAF’s P-8A Poseidon MRA1 maritime patrol aircraft fleet under the Ministry of Defence’s (MOD’s) Airworthiness Issue Management System (AIMS) contract.
UK Sentry fleet halved in less than 12 months
The Royal Air Force (RAF) has halved its number of operational Boeing E-3D Sentry AEW1 airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft, in preparation for its replacement, the E-7A Wedgetail.
ANALYSIS: First RAF Poseidon arrives in the UK
The Royal Air Force’s (RAF’s) first Boeing P-8A Poseidon MRA1 – serial ZP801 (c/n 64175/7532), named Pride of Moray – has landed on UK soil for the first time.
UK orders additional H145 training helicopters
The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has ordered an additional four new Airbus Helicopters H145 Jupiter HT1 training helicopters.
F-35s depart RAF Marham for Exercise RED FLAG
Five Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightnings from the RAF’s famed No 617 Squadron ‘Dambusters' have departed the UK to take part in Exercise Red Flag 20-1 at Nellis Air Force Base (AFB), Nevada.