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Tuesday, Sept 2, 2014

Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

Image - RAF flying high in new Chinook helicopters

RAF flying high in new Chinook helicopters

During a visit to RAF Odiham in Hampshire, the home of the Chinook Force, Philip Hammond also announced a new £115 million agreement with Boeing Defence UK to maintain the engines of the RAF’s increased fleet of 60 Chinooks; a move that will replace 5 existing support contracts with one arrangement, saving the taxpayer over £20 million. The first o...
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Image - 1st flights for Global Hawk over the UK

1st flights for Global Hawk over the UK

The aircraft flew from an air base in the Mediterranean and across several European countries, including the UK, as part of a NATO trial known as Unified Vision 2014. The flights aim to assist the development of the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system, which is expected to become operational with 5 Global Hawks. Being able to route remotely-piloted aircra...
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