Tag Archives: Royal Air Force

US Space Command Aims to Broaden Mission Through Allied Partnerships

The U.S. Space Command are working with multiple allied nations at an operational command and control facility in efforts to secure the global space domain. USSPACECOM said Friday it maintains a strategic defense partnership with Australian, U.K. and Canadian allies through the Combined Space Operations Center.

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UK Redevelops Radar Facility for Airspace Surveillance

The U.K. ministry of defense has invested $14 million to build a radar facility in a northernmost island of Scotland as part of efforts to help the British air force track unidentified military or civilian aircraft. The Remote Radar Head facility at Saxa Vord will work to collect and transmit …

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Robert Work, UK Counterpart Sign Cooperation Agreement on P-8A Operations in North Atlantic

Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work and Harriett Baldwin, U.K. minister for defense procurement, have signed an agreement that aims to strengthen the U.S.-U.K. defense partnership and collaboration in P-8A Poseidon aircraft operations. The Defense Department said Wednesday the two countries will seek opportunities to share logistics and support bases for the P-8A maritime …

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UK Air Force Starts Post-Repair Sentry AWACS Flight Tests

The Royal Air Force has commenced test flights of the military branch’s Sentry E-3D aircraft following completion of repairs to the system’s electrical wiring, Defense News reported Monday. Andrew Chuter writes the airborne warning-and-control system aircraft could return to service in January if the unit performs well during the tests. “This work continues and …

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