RAF receives 20th Atlas transport aircraft

The international Atlas programme, being delivered by Airbus, is supporting around 8,000 jobs in the UK. In total the UK has ordered 22 Atlas aircraft which are all expected to be delivered to the RAF by… More information

Royal Air Force transports Cayman police and NGO equipment to support British Virgin Islands recovery

A Royal Air Force A400M Atlas transport aircraft departed a logistics hub in Barbados on 10 September carrying a team of 16 officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) to the British Virgin Islands… More information

Meet Atlas – The next Generation in RAF Transport aircraft

Until now the aircraft has been known just as the A400M but following the official naming at last weekends Royal International Air Tattoo it will be known as Atlas. The aircraft will replace the existing C-130 Hercules fleet and, along with the Voyager and C-17, will provide the UK military’s future air transport force. The UK is buying 22 of the aircraft from Airbus Military. The first is expected to be delivered to the RAF in 2014…More information »

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