British Armed Forces

Jul 17, 2014 - 1:00 AM
An embryonic maritime capability for the Sentinel radar first came to the fore during Operation Ellamy in 2011.
The Reaper can be armed with four Hellfire missiles and two GBU-12 laser-guided 250-pound bombs. The RAF usually flies with all four missiles, but only one bomb. The UAV’s Raytheon MTS-B sensor ball and laser rangefinder/designator is beneath the nose, with the satcom antenna above.
Jul 14, 2014 - 7:45 AM
The UK RAF is proud of its Reaper capabilities and confident its rules of engagement in Afghanistan comply with the law and are adhered to.
A Voyager tanker refuels a Typhoon and a Tornado. The entry into RAF service of this version of the Airbus A330MRTT was delayed while the MAA sought additional assurance to that provided by the aircraft’s existing civil certifications.
Jul 13, 2014 - 2:00 PM
The UK’s new Military Aviation Authority has created delays in programs as it beds in.
Jul 13, 2014 - 10:00 AM
Ascent has lowered front-line training and is able to take foreign students at the UK Military Flying Training System at RAF Valley.
Flare dispenser trials culminated in this spectacular full flare jettison test of the Airbus A400M.
Jul 11, 2014 - 8:00 AM
The fleet of Airbus A400M tactical transports is starting to grow as the Royal Air Force prepares to take delivery of the first of its 22 in September.
Nov 16, 2013 - 5:30 PM