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  • Tornado departure ends UK's fast jet role in Afghanistan


    ​The UK has concluded a decade-long commitment of fast jet combat aircraft to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, with its last Panavia Tornado GR4s having left Kandahar airfield for the final time.


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  • ​RAF Reaper performs first Hellfire strike in Iraq


    The UK Royal Air Force has conducted the first air strike using one of its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9...


  • UK to delay next Tornado squadron retirement


    ​All three of the Royal Air Force’s current Panavia Tornado GR4-equipped frontline squadrons will continue to operate...


  • Allies strengthen coalition against Islamic State militants


    ​Several additional nations have begun taking part in US-led operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq, with...


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  • Tornado departure ends UK's fast jet role in Afghanistan

    News | 11 Nov 2014 23:02 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK has concluded a decade-long commitment of fast jet combat aircraft to the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan, with its last Panavia Tornado GR4s having left Kandahar airfield for the final time.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Tornado-departure-ends-UKs-fast-jet-role-in-Afghanistan-405932/
  • ​RAF Reaper performs first Hellfire strike in Iraq

    News | 11 Nov 2014 11:13 | Beth Stevenson

    The UK Royal Air Force has conducted the first air strike using one of its General Atomics Aeronautical Systems MQ-9 Reaper unmanned air vehicles against Islamic State insurgents in Iraq, following the type's deployment in support of the anti-extremist mission last month.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Reaper-performs-first-Hellfire-strike-in-Iraq-405894/
  • UK to delay next Tornado squadron retirement

    News | 07 Oct 2014 12:44 | Craig Hoyle

    ​All three of the Royal Air Force’s current Panavia Tornado GR4-equipped frontline squadrons will continue to operate the strike aircraft for the immediate future, after the UK government reversed a decision to disband one of the units early next year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-delay-next-Tornado-squadron-retirement-404517/
  • Allies strengthen coalition against Islamic State militants

    News | 03 Oct 2014 08:00 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Several additional nations have begun taking part in US-led operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq, with UK aircraft having performed their first strikes, and fresh deployments made or announced by Belgium and the Netherlands.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Allies-strengthen-coalition-against-Islamic-State-militants-404469/
  • OPINION: Why the time is not right to retire the Tornado

    News | 02 Oct 2014 10:54

    ​For prize boxers and elite footballers, the decision to retire while at the peak of their capability is often driven by a desire to avoid tarnishing their legacy.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/OPINION-Why-the-time-is-not-right-to-retire-the-Tornado-404203/
  • RAF Tornados strike first Islamic State targets

    News | 30 Sep 2014 21:10 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A pair of Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s engaged their first Islamic State targets in Iraq on 30 September, the UK Ministry of Defence has announced.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Tornados-strike-first-Islamic-State-targets-404310/