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  • RAF's first A400M Atlas completes maiden flight


    ​The Royal Air Force is a step closer to receiving its first Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas airlifter after the aircraft made its maiden flight in Spain on 30 August.


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  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK


    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence...


  • NATO Summit: MoD discusses Sentinel maritime upgrades with Raytheon


    Raytheon is currently in dialogue with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the possible upgrade of its Sentinel R1...


  • NATO Summit: Alliance prepares to aid in international crises


    The 2014 NATO Summit has opened in Newport, Wales with the NATO secretary general pledging to make sure the alliance...


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  • Third Rivet Joint airframe to perform crucial testing for UK

    News | 17 Sep 2014 10:46 | Craig Hoyle

    ​A new series of flight tests involving an aged Boeing KC-135 tanker will help to inform the UK Ministry of Defence about whether the aircraft will be able to secure full operational clearance as a converted signals intelligence asset.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Third-Rivet-Joint-airframe-to-perform-crucial-testing-for-UK-403792/
  • UK MoD begins training helicopter acquisition

    News | 10 Sep 2014 15:21 | Dominic Perry

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has kicked off the acquisition process to replace its fleet of 34 Airbus Helicopters AS350 B3 Squirrel HT1 trainers.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-MoD-begins-training-helicopter-acquisition-403559/
  • UK touts defence offerings to NATO

    News | 09 Sep 2014 09:41 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK used the NATO summit being held in Wales to tout its offerings to the alliance, offering a glimpse into what it is doing with the second largest defence budget of all the members.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-touts-defence-offerings-to-NATO-403458/
  • NATO Summit: MoD discusses Sentinel maritime upgrades with Raytheon

    News | 04 Sep 2014 20:57 | Beth Stevenson

    Raytheon is currently in dialogue with the UK Ministry of Defence regarding the possible upgrade of its Sentinel R1 surveillance aircraft to include a maritime search capability that the Royal Air Force said it desired back in July.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-Summit-MoD-discusses-Sentinel-maritime-upgrades-with-Raytheon-403360/
  • NATO Summit: Alliance prepares to aid in international crises

    News | 04 Sep 2014 20:46 | Beth Stevenson

    The 2014 NATO Summit has opened in Newport, Wales with the NATO secretary general pledging to make sure the alliance remains relevant and ready at this “pivotal moment” in international affairs.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/NATO-Summit-Alliance-prepares-to-aid-in-international-crises-403361/
  • RAF's first A400M Atlas completes maiden flight

    News | 01 Sep 2014 14:02 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The Royal Air Force is a step closer to receiving its first Airbus Defence and Space A400M Atlas airlifter after the aircraft made its maiden flight in Spain on 30 August.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAFs-first-A400M-Atlas-completes-maiden-flight-403215/