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RAF Typhoon fighter jets operating from Ämari Air Base in Estonia launched on Tuesday (20th August) to intercept two Russian military aircraft in support of NATO’s Baltic Air Policing.

The Typhoons intercepted a Tupolev TU-134 “Crusty” and a Sukhoi SU-34 “Fullback” flying...

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Protector, the RAF’s future Remotely Piloted Aircraft System, has flown to Creech Air Force Base affording members of the RAF Reaper Force the opportunity to see the aircraft for the first time. In so doing the aircraft, which flew to the Nevada base from Arizona,...

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Tuesday 9pm - ITV 📺✈️

Find out what it's like for RAF and Royal Navy pilots as they embark on the journey to flying the UK's newest jet, the F-35 Lightning in ITV's three part documentary, Fighter Pilot: The Real Top Gun,...

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A Memorial Service, led by the Reverend Phil Waites, was held at Royal Marines Barracks Chivenor to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the crash of a Wellington bomber piloted by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s grandfather that resulted in the loss of two airmen.

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A Royal Air Force Squadron has paraded the Union Flag ahead of a United States baseball game.

Based at Creech Air Force Base, Nevada, 39 Squadron operate the Reaper remotely piloted aircraft system (RPAS). At the invitation of United States Air Force...

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Sunday 18th August marks the anniversary of “the hardest day” of the Battle of Britain in 1940. The RAF flew 927 sorties involving 600 aircrew, supported by engineering and ground staff, coordinated by the RAF’s innovative air defence system including radar.

We...

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Defence Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan hosted Norwegian State Secretary Tone Skogen at RAF Lossiemouth to discuss NATO and the UK’s role in the North Atlantic.

Fully story: http://bit.ly/2L2AGan

#WeAreNATO

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Unidentified aircraft, both civilian and military ones, pose a risk for other civilian air traffic. ✈️

What happens when an unidentified aircraft flies close to Allied airspace?

Watch the video to see the steps of NATO's Air Policing. 🎥

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Unidentified aircraft, both civilian and military ones, pose a risk for other civilian air traffic. What happens when an unidentified aircraft flies close to Allied airspace? Watch the video to the steps of NATO's Air Policing. Allied Air Command and the two Combined Air Operations Centres in Germany and Spain works with Allied and National military air control units to exeucte this 24/7 peacetime mission, safeguarding the integrity of the NATO Alliance Member’s Airspace. #SecureTheSkies #WeAreNATO
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Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mike Wigston took the salute at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo last night and a C-17 provided a flypast.

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Air Marshal Andrew Turner took the salute at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo on Friday and a C-130 Hercules provided a flypast.

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