Royal Air Force Hercules enables Royal Marines deployment

On 11 September a Royal Air Force C-130J Hercules transport aircraft delivered a team of Royal Marines and medics to the Turks & Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory that has been stricken by Hurricanes Irma and Jose… 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

£369 million MOD Hercules support deal sustains 1,200 UK jobs

HERCULESThe Ministry of Defence has agreed a £369 million deal for the continued in-service support of… More information

RAF Force Protection Team Provides Peace of Mind

FORCE PROTECTIONWhen planning a flight in to an operational theatre, the crews of the Royal Air Force’s C-130J Hercules have plenty to think about; be it their route, the… More information

Lockheed Martin offers up Nimrod replacement

LOCKHEEDDefence giant Lockheed Martin reveals plan to ‘recycle’ RAF’s ageing Hercules transporters as spyplanes… More information

DIO delivers first stages of maintenance facility for new RAF transport aircraft

A400Work has started on the steelwork stage of a new aircraft hangar at RAF Brize Norton, after DIO worked with a range of partners to develop the site. The hangar, which will be used to maintain Airbus A400 Atlas four-engine military transport aircraft, is the first construction contract… More information

RAF Hercules Returns From Earthquake-Hit Nepal

HERCULESA Royal Air Force C130J Hercules aircraft sent to assist the people of Nepal affected by a devastating earthquake has returned to RAF Brize Norton after… More information

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