Tag Archives: Royal Air Force

BAE Systems Announces NextGen Developments for RAF Combat Air System; Ian Bancroft Quoted

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BAE Systems has announced the most recent  concepts under development for the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) next generation combat air system to be delivered by Team Tempest, a UK technology and defense partnership formed by BAE Systems, Leonardo, MBDA, Rolls-Royce and the RAF. The Team Tempest partners are developing more than 60 technology demonstrations.

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US Space Command Aims to Broaden Mission Through Allied Partnerships

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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

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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

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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

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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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