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The Empire Strikes Back!

Combat Aircraft Journal looks at the latest step in the regeneration of UK Carrier Strike with the completion of F-35B operational testing from HMS Queen Elizabeth late last year.

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VERTICAL LEAP - VAAC Harrier

It might seem a huge step from 1969-vintage Harrier to 21st-century Lightning II, but one very historic aircraft links them.

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PERFECT PARTNERSHIP

HMS Queen Elizabeth The embarkation of a pair of F-35B Lightnings...

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BORN of NECESSITY

The deadly Exocet attack on HMS Sheffield brought home the need...

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A DIFFERENT BEAST

The Royal Navy retired its last Lynx HMA8 in 2017 and now the...