Tag Archives: Royal Air force

DA #3: Future of Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and British Army

In this episode I interview Justin Bronk a  Researcher  for Combat Air-power and Technology in the Military Sciences team at the London based defence think-tank the Royal United Services Institute. He is currently working on various projects including  in depth study into how to get the most value from the F-35 for the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy ...

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Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon strikes on ground targets in Libya

With more than 110 Tomahawk cruise missiles target Muammar Gaddafi’s military, military officials are said to be assessing the damage done.  After French jets resume Libya air strikes, the Royal Air Force also have a great role to play in it. Tornado jets based in Norfolk took part in a series of air strikes, making it the RAF’s longest-range bombing ...

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Boeing begins flight testing of Chinook Mk4 helicopter

Boeing has begun flight testing of the first Chinook Mk4 helicopter for the Royal Air Force (RAF). The first flight took place on Dec 9 in Hampshire, England.  “Project JULIUS, as the Mk4 program is known, will modernize the current Royal Air Force Chinook fleet – essentially giving us new aircraft,” said Chris White-Horne, Mk4 project team leader for the ...

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Royal Air force recieves new C-17 Globemaster

The new C-17 Globemaster was unveiled at RAF  Brize Norton today by Prime Minister David Cameron. This transport aircraft would greatly bolster the air bridge between UK and front line operations. The Prime Minister met the crew of the aircraft, which has been declared ready for operations and will start flying troops and equipment to the front line at the ...

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