RAF Tornados exercise hard with their NATO allies

For the past 2 weeks, Leeuwarden Air Base in the Netherlands has been hosting Exercise FRISIAN FLAG – one of Europe’s largest aerial warfare exercises… More information

RAF Tornados leave Afghanistan for the last time

TORNADOSThe fast jets, from 31 Squadron based at RAF Marham, Norfolk, left Kandahar airfield early yesterday morning, having flown their final missions. Aircrew and ground crew from… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF GR4 assists flood relief from the air

GR4The RAF has launched a Tornado GR4s to capture a highly detailed aerial picture of the areas affected by the floods, after a request by Gold commanders in the Thames Valley. The deployment of the Tornado GR4 from… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

12 (B) Sqn take over from 31 Sqn at Kandahar

KANDAHARRAF personnel from 31 Sqn Tornado detachment from RAF Marham, serving in Afghanistan, has handed over command to 12 (Bomber) Sqn from RAF Lossiemouth. Throughout the four-month… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Units to Deploy on Herrick 18 are Announced

HERRICKThe units due to deploy to Afghanistan as part of Operation Herrick 18 have been announced by the Defence Secretary Philip Hammond. The next changeover of UK forces in Afghanistan is due to take place in Apr 13. RAF forces deploying include: 31 Sqn, RAF; Elements of 5 (Army Co-operation) Sqn, RAF; Elements of 32 (The Royal) Sqn, RAF; Elements of Engineering Logistics Wg, RAF Odiham…More information »

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