Hitting The Mark

Andy Thomas profiles 10 Squadron, long-term tanker and transport specialist

A pair of Tornado GR.4s tanking from 10 Squadron Voyager KC.2 ZZ334 during an anti-Islamic State mission to Iraq.


A key element in the RAF’s ability to project air power is provided by the capable new dual-role Airbus Voyager tanker-transport. The type was introduced to service by 10 Squadron, which flew for many years in the strategic transport role following a long bomber tradition.


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