New RAF Reapers take to the skies

MORE RAF REAPERS TAKE TO THE SKIESThe additional Reaper aircraft are flying from Kandahar Airfield to gather vital intelligence in support of Afghan, UK and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) troops on the ground. The deployment of five new… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

RAF Reaper in drugs haul

REAPERThe RAF’s Reaper has helped destroy a drugs haul and foil a Taliban ambush. Film footage from the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) is saving lives and fighting crime throughout Afghanistan’s southern provinces. Routine surveillance of… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

II (AC) Sqn takes over from 617 “Dambusters” in Afghanistan

617The RAF’s II (Army Cooperation) Sqn have taken over from 617 “The Dambusters” Sqn to provide Tornado GR4 fast jet air power as part of 83 Expeditionary Air Group support to Coalition Forces in… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

“Can’t concentrate, my teeth hurt” RAF Dentist in Afgan comes to the rescue

DOGA RAF Dental Officer in Afghanistan has been treating Zino a Military Working Dogs at Kandahar Air Field. Sqn Ldr Stuart Marshall and dental nurse Private Naomi Kingsbury, make… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

NATO forces formally hand over to Afghan security forces

HAMIDPresident Hamid Karzai announced the move as his countrymen officially assumed responsibility for security from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF). President Karzai said: “Our security and… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

12 (B) Sqn RAF in final preparations for Afghan mission

TORNADOThe RAF’s 12 (Bomber) Sqn is being put through its paces at RAF Lossiemouth this week as it makes final preparations before deployment to Afghanistan. Dubbed ‘War Week’, the exercise is the… More information. If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

Trouble at RAF Waddington over Drones

DRONEThere was widespread coverage at the weekend of demonstrations outside RAF Waddington against the Stn becoming the location for the control of the UK’s armed remotely-piloted Reaper aircraft that operate in support of operations in Afghanistan. In response a MoD statement said… More information  If you are using a MOBILE DEVICE please use this link

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