RAF aid will protect South Sudan’s refugees

SUDANThe RAF has delivered its first tranche of military aid to UN troops monitoring South Sudan’s fragile ceasefire. A C17 Globemaster heavy-lift aircraft touched down in the war-torn country’s capital Juba on… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF deployed to Juba

JUBAA RAF C-17 containing emergency blast wall protection for the UN Mission in South Sudan has today been deployed to Juba. Her Majesty’s Government today announced that the UK is providing airlift support to the UN Mission in South Sudan in… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Movers working round the clock to recover kit

RAF MOVERSRAF movers are transporting thousands of tonnes of military equipment out of Afghanistan every month as UK forces draw down and Afghan units take the lead in security operations. In one month RAF logistics experts at… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Op Patwin – The RAF clear the way

The main tPATWINhrust of Britain’s disaster-relief effort for the Typhoon-shattered Philippines started in the early hours of Friday 15 Nov at RAF Brize Norton. As a team of movers from 99 Sqn loaded a JCB bulldozer,  two heavy… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

David Cameron views the housing situation at RAF Brize Norton

CAMERONThe Prime Minister, David Cameron, and Minister of State for Defence Personnel, Welfare and Veterans, Mark Francois have visited RAF Brize Norton with a particular interest in welfare and housing on the Unit. Following a brief… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

OPERATION NEWCOMBE

NEWCOMBEThe National Security Council are meeting to discuss the situation in Mali amid continuing ministerial assurances that UK ground forces will not be drawn into the combat operation against al Qaida-backed rebels. OC 99 Sqn, Wg Cdr Stu Lindsell, said: “We started doing some contingency planning on Saturday… the first aircraft left within 24 hours…I have been very impressed by how everyone on the sqn…More information »

RAF fly in Support of the French

MALITwo RAF C17 aircraft from 99 Sqn have flown to France in support of the French military efforts in Mali. The aircraft will be used to transport French hardware and equipment to Barnako in the West African state of Mali where the French are in support of the Malian government in attempting to contain Islamic rebels. David Cameron says no UK Service personnel will be used on the ground in Mali…More information »

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