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'Dragon Lady' back in the UK

Thomas Newdick

USAF U-2 strategic intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) aircraft assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing/99th Reconnaissance Squadron at Beale Air Force Base, California, deployed to RAF Fairford, Gloucestershire, recently.

Thomas Newdick

ANALYSIS: More problems for Pegasus

Thomas Newdick

THE USAF’s troubled KC-46A tanker has run into more difficulties, meaning it’s unlikely to make a first operational deployment for up to another four years.

Thomas Newdick

ANALYSIS: MBDA reveals new missiles for Tempest

Thomas Newdick

EUROPEAN MISSILE manufacturer MBDA showed a range of weapon concepts that could be further developed under the Tempest future fighter programme at the Defence & Security Equipment International (DSEI) show in London in September.

Thomas Newdick

Test contract signed for Protector

Thomas Newdick

THE MINISTRY of Defence has signed a contract worth around £100m to complete testing of the Protector RG1 remotely piloted aircraft (RPA).

Thomas Newdick

Second UK Poseidon flies

Thomas Newdick

BOEING HAS conducted a maiden flight of the second P-8A Poseidon MRA1 for the RAF.

Thomas Newdick

First aircraft lands on HMS Prince of Wales

Thomas Newdick

ROYAL NAVY Merlin HM2 ZH856 from 820 Naval Air Squadron became the first aircraft to touch down on the deck of the aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales (R09) on September 23.

Thomas Newdick

Italy joins Tempest

Thomas Newdick

ITALY HAS become the second partner nation to join the UK’s Tempest sixth-generation fighter project.

Thomas Newdick

LCA Navy makes first arrested landing

Thomas Newdick

AN INDIAN Navy Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) LCA Navy fighter caught an arresting cable at a shore-based test facility in Goa for the first time on September 13.

Thomas Newdick

Taiwan's Advanced Jet Trainer unveiled

Thomas Newdick

THE NEW trainer for the Republic of China Air Force (ROCAF) was rolled out in a ceremony at the Aerospace Industrial Development Corporation (AIDC) factory in Taichung on September 24.

Thomas Newdick
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The strength of the wolf is the pack

Thomas Newdick

Only a single frontline unit within the Italian Air Force flies the C-27J Spartan multi-mission airlifter. Thomas Newdick and Joe Campion visited Tuscany to find out more about a transport squadron that styles itself as a family of wolves.

Thomas Newdick

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