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RAF Chinook Centenary Event at RAF Odiham

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Spanish Army’s First Two NH90s Officially Handed-Over

SPAIN’S FUERZAS Aeromóviles del Ejército de Tierra (FAMET – Spanish Army Aviation) took delivery of its first two HT-29 Caimán (NH90TTH) helicopters at the FAMET headquarters at Colmenar Viejo, Madrid, on September 13.  Both had arrived at the base on

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Ready, steady, scramble for the Spitfire 10K

Spitfire 10K

Date: 4 September 2016 Time: Race starts at 10am Cost: Standard entry £22.50 per person (15 years & over) With just under two months to go until Shropshire’s first ever Spitfire 10K, it’s time to start stepping up the training!

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Final RAF Voyager Delivered to Brize Norton

AIRBUS DEFENCE and Space has delivered the last of 14 A330-200 Voyagers to the Royal Air Force.  The final aircraft, Voyager KC2 (ZZ343)/EC-331 (c/n 1610), callsign ‘AED329’, landed at RAF Brize Norton, Oxfordshire, at 1606hrs yesterday, July 13, after a

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FARNBOROUGH 2016: UK MOD Confirms Order for Nine Poseidons

A deal for the purchase of nine Boeing P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) for the Royal Air Force has been confirmed by the UK Ministry of Defence. The contract was announced at Farnborough today, July 11, by Secretary of

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FARNBOROUGH 2016: UK Agreement to Purchase 50 AH-64Es

UK Prime Minister David Cameron announced this morning, July 11, on the opening day of the Farnborough International Air Show, that Boeing will deliver 50 AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters to the Army Air Corps. (AAC). A $2.3bn Foreign Military

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F-35B Lightning IIs Fly Over Rosyth and RAF Marham

FOLLOWING THE arrival of three F-35B Lightning IIs in the UK, two of these aircraft flew over their future homes. The two F-35Bs RAF/Royal Navy example ZM137 and 168727 ‘VM-19’ from the US Marine Corps’ VMFAT-501, performed flypasts over the

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Belgian F-16s Deployed Again for Anti-ISIL Operations

Six Belgian F-16AMs at Azraq-Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, Jordan, during their previous deployment to support coalition operations against ISIL in Iraq. Another six departed from Belgium for Jordan yesterday and during their new deployment they will also undertake air strikes

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MQ-4C Triton UAS demonstrates new capabilities with a P-8A Poseidon

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. – The Navy recently demonstrated two key capabilities for the Triton Unmanned Air System (UAS) program that will enhance future fleet operations. During a flight test June 2, an MQ-4C Triton and P-8A

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Israeli Air Force’s First F-35I Adir Unveiled at Fort Worth

A CEREMONY was held today, June 22, at Lockheed Martin’s Plant 4 facility in Fort Worth, Texas, to roll out the first Israeli Air Force F-35A Lightning II, which is locally designated the F-35I and named the Adir, Hebrew for

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