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  • BAE contracted to study Brimstone 2 for Typhoon


    ​Following previous doubts over the timelines surrounding the integration of the MBDA-developed Brimstone 2 missile on the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons, the UK Ministry of Defence has contracted BAE Systems to carry out a study into the possibility of accelerating the process.


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  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK


    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite...


  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF completes upgrades to Tornados in Afghanistan


    The Royal Air Force is continuing to upgrade its Panavia Tornado GR4 ground attack aircraft despite the looming...


  • UK extends Tornado support contract


    ​BAE Systems has signed a contract extension worth £125 million ($211 million) to maintain, repair and upgrade the...


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  • FARNBOROUGH: Rafael pitches new sensor pod to UK

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:52 | Beth Stevenson

    Rafael is in discussions with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the potential integration of the former’s TopLite Multi-High Definition (MHD) electro-optic payload on-board Royal Air Force aircraft.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Rafael-pitches-new-sensor-pod-to-UK-401688/
  • FARNBOROUGH: RAF completes upgrades to Tornados in Afghanistan

    News | 16 Jul 2014 07:11 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The Royal Air Force is continuing to upgrade its Panavia Tornado GR4 ground attack aircraft despite the looming retirement of the type from operational service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-RAF-completes-upgrades-to-Tornados-in-Afghanistan-401537/
  • BAE contracted to study Brimstone 2 for Typhoon

    News | 19 Jun 2014 16:03 | Beth Stevenson

    ​Following previous doubts over the timelines surrounding the integration of the MBDA-developed Brimstone 2 missile on the Royal Air Force’s Eurofighter Typhoons, the UK Ministry of Defence has contracted BAE Systems to carry out a study into the possibility of accelerating the process.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/BAE-contracted-to-study-Brimstone-2-for-Typhoon-400590/
  • UK extends Tornado support contract

    News | 01 May 2014 15:11 | Craig Hoyle

    ​BAE Systems has signed a contract extension worth £125 million ($211 million) to maintain, repair and upgrade the Royal Air Force’s Panavia Tornado GR4 fleet until the type’s retirement from use during 2019.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-extends-Tornado-support-contract-398797/
  • UK MAA launches Rivet Joint safety assessment

    News | 02 Apr 2014 13:31 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA) expects to within weeks reach a decision on the airworthiness of the Royal Air Force’s RC-135W Rivet Joint surveillance aircraft, which should be introduced operationally from later this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-MAA-launches-Rivet-Joint-safety-assessment-397729/
  • RAF retires two Tornado squadrons

    News | 31 Mar 2014 09:42 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A phased reduction of the UK Royal Air Force’s fleet of Panavia Tornado GR4 strike aircraft has taken its latest step, with two frontline units having been stood down on 28 March.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-retires-two-Tornado-squadrons-397605/