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RAF conducts exercise in Egypt for first time in twenty years

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Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoons currently deployed in the Eastern Mediterranean have taken part in the first exercise for 20 years with the Egyptian...

Royal Air Force Chinooks conduct heavy lift operations in Mali

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An RAF Chinook has delivered heavy equipment to extend French and Malian forces' operational range as part of Op Barkhane, the French counter insurgency...

Royal Air Force Chinooks continue to conduct support operations in West...

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RAF Chinooks currently deployed in Mali have continued to conduct key supporting missions for the French and Malian ground forces during the extreme weather...

RAF flying to fight coronavirus

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The first of a series of Royal Air Force (RAF) flights taking medical supplies to Africa to help fight the coronavirus pandemic took off...

RAF extends Chinook deployment in Mali

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The Royal Air Force (RAF) deployment in Mali has been extended, with three CH-47 Chinook helicopters set to continue working with French forces in...

UK to extend Mali Chinook mission

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The United Kingdom will keep its three Chinook transport helicopters in Mali for another six months, where they will continue to support the French-led...

Airbus A400M makes South African debut

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The Airbus A400M Atlas next-generation military transport aircraft has finally arrived in South Africa but its debut in local skies was courtesy...

Royal Air Force MRTT visits South Africa

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Military aviation enthusiasts in Cape Town and Pretoria last week had the opportunity of seeing a Royal Air Force (RAF) Voyager (Airbus...

RAF delivers vital UN supplies in South Sudan

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An RAF C-130 aircraft will today leave RAF Brize Norton, on a UN mission to deliver vital supplies to remote Malakal in...

UK spy plane to help search for Nigerian schoolgirls breaks down

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Britain said on Monday that a military surveillance aircraft it had despatched to help search for more than 200 missing schoolgirls in...

AgustaWestland wins UK military contracts worth 910 million euros

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AgustaWestland, the helicopter unit of Finmeccanica, has won two contracts from Britain's Ministry of Defence worth a total of about 910 million...

RAF deploys Sentinel surveillance aircraft to Mali

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The Royal Air Force has deployed a Sentinel surveillance aircraft to an air base in Africa in support of French military operations...

RAF deploys Sentinel surveillance aircraft to Mali

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The Royal Air Force has deployed a Sentinel surveillance aircraft to an air base in Africa in support of French military operations...

Last known Service person from WWI dies

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The world's last known surviving Service person from the First World War has died aged 110. Florence Green, who served as a mess...

Axed Sentinel reconnaissance aircraft could be reprieved after Libya performance

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The decision to scrap the Royal Air Force's Sentinel reconnaissance aircraft under defence cuts is to be reviewed following its performance over...

Lockheed Martin assembles first F-35 for the UK

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The first F-35 for the United Kingdom, its first international customer, has been rolled out by Lockheed Martin. BK-1, a short takeoff/vertical...

Prince William heading to Falkland Islands

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Prince William, a search and rescue pilot with the Royal Air Force, will be deployed next year to the Falkland Islands, the...

Royal Air Force Tornados return home from Libya operations

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After completing over 8,000 hours of flying and almost 1,500 sorties the Tornado Force personnel from RAF Marham have begun returning home...

RAF Tornados clock up 7 000 flight hours over Libya as...

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Royal Air Force Tornados have clocked up more than 7 000 flight hours whilst taking part in operations over Libya. The jets...

RAF destroys Gaddafi Scud missile launchers

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United Kingdom Royal Air Force aircraft put several military targets out of the reach of pro-Gaddafi forces in Libya this week, including...

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