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  • T-6C to head UK military training renewal


    ​The UK Ministry of Defence is replace the bulk of its current fixed-wing training aircraft with three new types, following the selection of a Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme bid by KBR/Elbit Systems joint venture Affinity.


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  • 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...


  • RAF Tornados strike first Islamic State targets


    ​A pair of Royal Air Force Panavia Tornado GR4s engaged their first Islamic State targets in Iraq on 30 September, the...


  • UK government debates offensive intervention against Islamic extremists


    ​The UK Prime Minister and his opposition leader have stood before the House of Commons in joint support of a...


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  • T-6C to head UK military training renewal

    News | 24 Oct 2014 10:56 | Craig Hoyle

    ​The UK Ministry of Defence is replace the bulk of its current fixed-wing training aircraft with three new types, following the selection of a Military Flying Training System (MFTS) programme bid by KBR/Elbit Systems joint venture Affinity.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/T-6C-to-head-UK-military-training-renewal-405203/
  • 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/
  • 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/
  • Germany's first A400M runs its engines

    News | 29 Sep 2014 12:05 | Craig Hoyle

    ​Airbus has performed the first engine ground run with an A400M tactical transport for future operator Germany, with the milestone having being reached in accordance with a schedule to deliver the aircraft before the end of this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Germanys-first-A400M-runs-its-engines-404239/
  • UK to join air strike campaign in Iraq

    News | 26 Sep 2014 16:41 | Beth Stevenson

    The UK Parliament has voted in favour of the Royal Air Force participating in the air strike campaign against Islamic State militants in Iraq.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-to-join-air-strike-campaign-in-Iraq-404201/
  • UK government debates offensive intervention against Islamic extremists

    News | 26 Sep 2014 13:42 | Beth Stevenson

    ​The UK Prime Minister and his opposition leader have stood before the House of Commons in joint support of a proposed British air strike campaign in Iraq against Islamic State (IS) militants.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-government-debates-offensive-intervention-against-Islamic-extremists-404184/