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LANCA loyal wingman concept for Royal Air Force

Spirit AeroSystems shares new rendering of LANCA “loyal wingman” for RAF

Spirit AeroSystems is leading a team that will develop the LANCA unmanned "loyal wingman" aircraft for the Royal Air Force.
UK Chinook operations

UK confirms $2B deal for another 14 Chinook helicopters, report

With 60 units in service, the UK is already the second-largest operator of the Chinook heavy-lift helicopters.
No. 5 Squadron disbandment ceremony

Royal Air Force retires Sentinel R1 aircraft, disbands V(AC) Squadron

No. 5 Squadron was first formed in 1913 and has operated aircraft such as the Avro 504, Lightning F6 and Tornado F3 over the years.
R1 Sentinel

Royal Air Force’s R1 Sentinel bows out of service with final...

The Sentinel aircraft were delivered by Raytheon and first saw service during operation Herrick in 2008.
RAF Protector RPAS

GA-ASI to send Protector RPAS to UK for summer deployment with...

During its stay in the UK, the SkyGuardian will participate in Joint Warrior and undertake capability demonstrations to partners and allies.
ZP805 Fulmar Poseidon MPA

UK welcomes fifth Poseidon P-8A submarine hunter to Scotland

The Royal Air Force is expected to receive all nine Poseidon P-8A MPAs from Boeing by the end of 2021.
Project Mosquito Loyal Wingman UAV

UK awards £30M contract for “Loyal Wingman” prototype development

The UK defense ministry has awarded an Northern Ireland company a £30 million (approx. $40M) contract for the design and development of...
SPEAR3 missile being deployed from an F-35B fighter jet

UK places £550M contract for SPEAR3 air-to-ground missiles for F-35 fleet

The UK defense ministry has awarded French missile specialist MBDA a £550 million (approx. $746M) contract for new SPEAR3 surface-attack missiles for...
RAF Sentry

UK offers Sentry, Sentinel aircraft fleets for sale

The UK defense ministry has offered the remaining aircraft in its Sentinel and Sentry fleets to interested buyers. The...

UK’s Wedgetail, Poseidon fleets to share Lossiemouth base

Royal Air Force base Lossiemouth has been selected as the new home of the UK’s fleet of Wedgetail airborne early warning (AEW)...
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