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  • UK signs Türkiye accord

    THE UK and Turkiye have signed an agreement to work closely within the Nato alliance and to maintain support for Ukraine.

  • UK steps up Gaza aid

    A RAF C-17 Globemaster landed in Egypt to deliver UK Aid as a temporary ceasefire between Israel and Hamas was implemented in Gaza.

  • Bon Voyager

    A CYPRUS˜BASED Voyager tanker has carried out an air-to-air refuelling drill with a French Air and Space Force A400M Atlas transporter.

  • The hunt’s on for fresh Blood

    AFTER MORE than three years in financial limbo the Bloodhound supersonic car is back in the hunt for the world land speed record.

  • ‘Lucky’ Frank survived 21 B-17 missions

    WORLD WAR II airman Frank Murphy survived a year and a half as a POW in the notorious Stalag Luft III after being shot out of his B-17 Flying Fortress. His bravery earned him the Prisoner of War Medal, the Purple Heart and the Air Medal.

  • The Formula for success

    FORMULA 2 sidecar champions Cpl Robert Atkinson and Sgt Mark Middleton have returned home for inspiration… teaming up with RAF Engineering for the coming season.

  • Vilson outguns 'em

    THIS YEAR’S Lord Wakefield RAF Novice Boxing Championships at Cranwell was hailed the best for two decades.

  • Vets’ welfare reboot

    THE GOVERNMENT has vowed to reboot veterans’ welfare services following an independent review.

  • Royal reward

    KING CHARLES III passed on a special message to Royal Star & Garter residents when he met nurses working for the charity.

  • On the ball

    A RECORD˜BREAKING £130,000 was raised by aviation charity Aerobility at its annual Aviators Ball.

  • Space at Defence Academy

    THE OXFORDSHIRE˜BASED Defence Academy will take on space training and education, Defence chiefs have confirmed.

  • Camb on down

    A RAF Regiment officer is helping UK Air chiefs combat the effects of climate change on military operations after landing a CAS Scholarship to Cambridge University.

  • Vets Christmas crisis call

    MORE THAN 80,000 of the UK’s military veterans could spend Christmas alone, Forces charity chiefs are warning.

  • Heavyweight Mojave carrier test

    NAVY TEAMS on board the Prince of Wales launched the first trials of the largest UAV ever launched from a carrier outside the United States.

  • NATO first for UK rookie duo

    A PAIR of rookie pilots have become the first Royal Air Force trainees to fly solo at Nato’s flying training school on the Italian island of Sardinia.

  • Class acts at Anglesey rally

    IT WAS a fitting Remembrance race day to end the season as the Service’s rally drivers produced impressive top-10 finishes at Anglesey.

  • Inters success

    SERVICE SQUASH took away the men’s and Masters titles from this year’s Inter-Services at HMS Temeraire, Portsmouth, narrowly missing out in the U25s.

  • Our ray of sunshine

    THE RAF’S shore anglers rallied to victory at this year’s Inter-Services Championships at HMS Raleigh, also hooking four out of seven UKAF qualification places up for grabs.

  • Women are champs again

    THE RAF men’s hockey stars suffered a 6-5 defeat at the hands of the Army in the Inter-Services Indoor Championships at Aldershot.