British Army

Stunning images reflect UK defence ops in 2020

As 2020 ended, the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) published a number of stunning images to reflect the day-to-day operations that occurred throughout the year

UK receives first remanufactured AH-64E attack helicopters

The British Army Air Corps accepted its first two Boeing AH-64E Apache Guardian attack helicopters at Wattisham Flying Station, Suffolk, on November 26 – after the aircraft were remanufactured from the UK’s current WAH-64D-standard

UK’s QinetiQ claims manned-unmanned teaming first

With a point and click interface, on June 19 a semi-autonomous drone was directed to identify targets on the UK Army’s Salisbury Plain test range by an operator onboard an Airbus Helicopters H125.

Joint Helicopter Command steps up COVID-19 support

Joint Helicopter Command (JHC) has stepped up its support in the battle against COVID-19, as part of the UK government’s response to the ongoing pandemic.

Army Wildcats support UK's COVID-19 efforts

The British Army Air Corps has deployed three Leonardo Helicopters AW159 Wildcat AH1s to support the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boeing contracted to support for British AH-64Es

The US Department of Defense has announced it has contracted Boeing to provide support services for the UK’s future AH-64E attack helicopter fleet.

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Wildcats play Baccarat

For the first time, the British Army Air Corps joined an exercise in France with both Wildcats and Apaches.