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Royal Air Force Typhoons train in Egypt for first time in...

Royal Air Force Typhoons currently deployed in the Eastern Mediterranean have taken part in the Egyptian Air Force hosted exercise Bright Star.
Super Hornet air to air refueling a UK F-35

UK F-35Bs in buddy-buddy refueling debut with US Super Hornet fighter

F-35B Lightning fighters from the Royal Air Force's 617 Squadron have completed the first-ever air-to-air refueling with a US Navy F/A-18E Super...
RAF E-3 decommissioning

Royal Air Force retires E-3D Sentry fleet after 30 years of...

The Royal Air Force formally decommissioned its E-3D Sentry airborne early warning and control (AEW&C) aircraft fleet in a ceremony on September...
Royal Air Force Poseidon MPA ZP806 Guernsey’s Reply at RAF Lossiemouth

Royal Air Force receives sixth Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft

Royal Air Force base Lossiemouth welcomed its newest Poseidon Mk1 maritime patrol aircraft, ZP806, on September 21. The...
RAF Protector RPAS

Royal Air Force stands up second Protector RPAS squadron

The second Royal Air Force squadron to operate the new Protector RG Mk1 aircraft has been revealed as XIII Squadron.
C-17 Globemaster

UK invests £628M in C-17 and Chinook upgrades, Typhoon training systems

The Royal Air Force fleets of C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft and CH-47 Chinook helicopters are getting capability upgrades through contracts worth almost...
US MQ-9 Protector RPAS

Pre-production Protector RPAS flies in UK skies for first time

A pre-production example of the Royal Air Force's new Protector remotely piloted aircraft has taken to the UK skies as part of...
RAF Typhoons in Romania

Canadian Hornets take over NATO air policing in Romania from British...

The Royal Air Force detachment deployed to Romania for the NATO enhanced Air Policing Mission has been relieved by their Royal Canadian...
former Royal Air Force E-3D

US Navy buys British AWACS for use as Doomsday aircraft trainer

The former Royal Air Force AWACS is expected to be fielded as an E-6B trainer by October 2023, once modification works are completed.
UK Poseidon releasing a torpedo for first time

British Poseidon submarine hunters complete first torpedo release trial

A Royal Air Force P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft released a torpedo for the first time, in another milestone for the UK's...
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