£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

Defence Secretary thanks UK military personnel helping to combat ISIL ‘cancer’

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today thanked UK military personnel directly involved in the fight against ISIL during a trip to RAF Akrotiri.Defence Secretary Michael Fallon today thanked UK military personnel directly involved in the fight against ISIL during a trip to RAF Akrotiri. During his… More information

UK’s first A400M aircraft named “City of Bristol”

The RAF Atlas A400M aircraft 'City of Bristol' enroute to the city it's named after.The UK’s first A400M Atlas has been named “City of Bristol” by the Royal Air Force in a rare honour to highlight the important role industry in the city has played in the delivery of… More information

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