Forced landing of a RAF Chinook near Jericho

JERICHOAn investigation underway to establish why a RAF Chinook had to make a forced landing near Jericho close to the Israeli West Bank. The aircraft landed near a minefield. The aircraft was flying from… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Deployed RAF Units of 121 EAW return from Cyprus

CYPRUSRAF units deployed to Cyprus as part of the UK response to the crisis in the Middle East have returned home. Aircraft and personnel from 121 Expeditionary Air Wing (EAW) were sent to… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Operational Update from the RAF

RAFThe RAF issue the following Operational Update as of 30 Oct 13. 83 Expeditionary Air Group, based in the Middle East, provided command of the air component of fast jets and enabling aircraft of 7 types across a Joint Operating Area of over 8 million square miles, including Afghanistan… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Typhoons scrambled from RAF Akrotiri

Amidst rising tTYPHOONSensions over Syria, two RAF Typhoon aircraft were scrambled from RAF Akrotiri to investigate unidentified aircraft last Monday. A MoD spokesman said… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

6 RAF Typhoon interceptor deployed to Akrotiri

TYPHOONAs part of ongoing contingency planning, 6 RAF Typhoon interceptor fast jets are deploying this morning to Akrotiri in Cyprus. The MoD are keen to point out that this is a precautionary measure, specifically aimed at protecting UK interests and the defence… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

The Word from Cyprus

CYPRUSA team from the RAF Families Federation and Forces Life on BFBS, have been in Cyprus – taking soundings in Episkopi, Dhekelia, Ay Nik and Akrotiri. Before heading back to… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Those in Cyprus – Don’t miss the midday deadline tomorrow (Fri)

SHOUTFollowing the financial crisis in Cyprus HQ British Forces Cyprus are advising personnel to confirm with their chain of command that their salary payment for March will go into a UK bank account. The deadline for doing this is Midday Fri 22 Mar 13. Commander British Forces Cyprus, Major General Richard Cripwell, had this advice… More information

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