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Image - RAF Tornados 2nd Air Strikes in Iraq

RAF Tornados 2nd Air Strikes in Iraq

Following yesterday’s strikes on the ISIL terrorist organisation, Royal Air Force aircraft have seen further action overnight. Two Tornado GR4s from RAF Akrotiri conducted an armed reconnaissance mission in support of Iraqi government forces west of Baghdad. They were tasked to examine a location suspected of being used as an ISIL command and control position. At ...
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Image - RAF Conducts 1st Air Strikes of Iraq Mission

RAF Conducts 1st Air Strikes of Iraq Mission

This action is part of the international coalition’s operations to support the democratic Iraqi government. In the course of an armed reconnaissance mission from RAF Akrotiri, 2 Tornados were tasked to assist Kurdish troops in north west Iraq who were under attack from ISIL terrorists. On arriving overhead, the RAF patrol, using the Litening III targeting pod, identi...
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