RAF

Monday, December 9, 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019

One of last surviving Battle of Britain RAF pilots dies aged 101

One of last surviving Battle of Britain RAF pilots dies aged 101

There are now just three surviving members of 'The Few' - the pilots who defended the country in the Battle of Britain during World War Two.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

All military roles open to women, says Defence Secretary

All military roles open to women, says Defence Secretary

All military roles open to women, says Defence Secretary

All roles in the military are now open to women, Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Thursday, September 20, 2018

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

UK fighter jet intercepts two Russian bombers

RAF Typhoon fighter aircraft were scrambled to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace, the Ministry of Defence has said.

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire is being axed as part of a move to provide more "modern and efficient" military bases

Red Arrows base will be sold to save taxpayer cash

Red Arrows base will be sold to save taxpayer cash

RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire, which is home to the much-admired aerobatics display team, is being axed as part of wider move to provide more "modern and efficient" military bases

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

There was a "short pursuit" and the vehicle was stopped by US security services near a US plane

RAF Mildenhall invasion: 44-year-old man detained under Mental Health Act

44-year-old man detained under Mental Health Act after RAF Mildenhall incident

Shots were fired by US service personnel after yesterday's disturbance

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

The jets were scrambled after a security alert (stock photo)

Sonic boom heard over Suffolk as RAF intercepts Ryanair flight after security hoax

Sonic boom over Suffolk as RAF intercepts Ryanair flight after security hoax

Ryanair flight forced to divert from Luton to Stansted

Friday, September 1, 2017

Friday, September 1, 2017

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

RAF: 'Some military men see women as some sort of weird zoo species', says journalist

'Some military men see women in the army as some sort of weird zoo species'

Author Isabel Oakeshott thinks women being able to apply for the RAF Regiment is good but there's still a long way to go

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Reports suggest RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution potentially wounded civilians

RAF Reaper Drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

RAF drone which stopped ISIS execution injured up to 20 civilians - monitor

The Royal Air Force strike successfully halted the execution of prisoners by Islamic State, but reportedly wounded innocents in the process