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RAF Typhoons deployed on Op Biloxi, the United Kingdom's contribution to NATO's Southern Air Policing, at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base in Romania, May 2021.

Operating at the Speed of Relevance

Air Marshal Sir Gerry Mayhew, the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) Deputy Commander for Operations (DCOM Ops) talked to Armada International during a busy tour...
A Falcon Squadron 6x6 Fuchs TPz CBRN reconnaissance vehicle and crew on a training exercise in Jordan. (Crown Copyright)

CBRN Danger Persists

Despite the impact of COVID-19, there is still good reason for governments to affirm their commitment to new CBRN equipment and training. The long delayed...
F-35 Training

Synthetic Training for Combat Air: Panacea or Pipedream?

While there seems to be a general agreement that more synthetic flying is a good thing (cost-effective, environmentally better, and broadly more inclusive), will...
SkyGuardian RPAS

Leading the Field

Air Chief Marshal Sir Michael Wigston, Britain’s Chief of the Air Staff, talked to Armada International about his hopes for the new Protector Remotely...

December Spectrum Sitrep

Armada’s monthly round-up of all the latest electronic warfare news in the product, programme and operational domains. Products Leonardo and Elettronica signed an agreement to “strengthen...
ISR Wing

Looking Down From On High

The United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force is bringing in new platforms to continue its airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capability, a skill developed...
Protector

RAF’s Reaper Replacement Arrives in UK for Demonstrations and Exercise Workout

The UK’s Royal Air Force welcomed a visit by a General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian to RAF Waddington on Thursday 9 September....
Skyborg

Sky High Future

The financial rewards of building UAVs to meet a multitude of mission over the next decade is set to sky-rocket. Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will...
tempest-bae-systems

Multi-million pound Tempest funding set to advance the UK’s future Combat Air capability

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded a contract worth approximately £250m to progress the design and development of Tempest, the UK’s Future Combat...
draken

Draken Europe and Collins Aerospace Collaborate on Next Generation Air Combat Training Systems

Draken Europe and Collins Aerospace have signed an agreement that will introduce Collins Aerospace’s Joint Secure Air combat training System (JSAS) for use with...

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