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  • RAF Sentry AEW aircraft deploys in support of counter-IS mission


    ​The Royal Air Force has deployed its Boeing E-3D Sentry airborne early warning and control aircraft in support of the UK’s contribution to the mission to counter Islamic State terrorists in Iraq.


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  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the...


  • Saudi begins air strike campaign in Yemen


    A Saudi-led coalition has begun a campaign of air strikes against the Houthi militant group that is maintaining a...


  • RAF Sentinel may be positioning for anti-Islamic State fight


    Sources have revealed that the Royal Air Force’s Raytheon Sentinel R1 surveillance aircraft is due to be transferred to...


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  • Fallon rejects 'modest' description of UK's anti-IS role

    News | 26 Mar 2015 15:28 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence has rejected claims that it is only making a “strikingly modest” contribution to the multinational coalition effort against Islamic State militants in Iraq, touting that it has performed only second to the USA throughout the campaign.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Fallon-rejects-modest-description-of-UKs-anti-IS-role-410605/
  • Saudi begins air strike campaign in Yemen

    News | 26 Mar 2015 12:10 | Beth Stevenson

    A Saudi-led coalition has begun a campaign of air strikes against the Houthi militant group that is maintaining a stronghold within Yemen and is trying to overpower the Yemeni government after forcing president Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi into exile.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Saudi-begins-air-strike-campaign-in-Yemen-410597/
  • ANALYSIS: Strength of UK's offensive fleet hangs on upcoming SDSR

    News | 19 Mar 2015 09:30 | Beth Stevenson

    The island state of the UK is positioned – both politically and geographically – within a number of ongoing international conflicts.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Strength-of-UKs-offensive-fleet-hangs-on-upcoming-SDSR-409587/
  • ANALYSIS: A400M Atlas delivers the goods for RAF

    News | 16 Mar 2015 12:34 | Craig Hoyle

    ​As it touched down at the Royal Air Force’s Akrotiri base in Cyprus on the evening of 3 March, aircraft ZM400 became the first Airbus A400M to deliver a payload of “vital freight” for the service.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-A400M-Atlas-delivers-the-goods-for-RAF-409960/
  • RAF Sentinel may be positioning for anti-Islamic State fight

    News | 12 Mar 2015 10:59 | Beth Stevenson

    Sources have revealed that the Royal Air Force’s Raytheon Sentinel R1 surveillance aircraft is due to be transferred to an undisclosed base in the Mediterranean, suggesting that it is being positioned to join the coalition fight against Islamic State militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/RAF-Sentinel-may-be-positioning-for-anti-Islamic-State-fight-410046/
  • UK details extent of combat activity over Iraq

    News | 02 Mar 2015 14:16 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Royal Air Force has conducted 159 air strikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq with Panavia Tornado GR4s since deploying the type to the region late last year, the Ministry of Defence has revealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-details-extent-of-combat-activity-over-Iraq-409617/