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FIGHTERS from three Nato nations have flown large-scale sorties over the North Sea ahead of Europe's biggest air Exercise – Joint Warrior – next month... Read More on Page 1
THE UK’S adversaries are developing new ways of operating, backed up by cutting-edge military capabilities using advanced technologies, the Chief of Defence Intelligence has warned... Read More on Page 3
TYPHOONS SCRAMBLED to intercept two Russian sub-hunters just days before the UK marked the 80th anniversary of Battle of Britain Day... Read More on Page 5
ROOKIE CHINOOK crews staged a simulated helicopter assault under fire to hone their combat skills.... Read More on Page 7
A MILITARY dog who charged through a hail of bullets to tackle a terrorist gunman during a daring Special Forces raid in Afghanistan has been awarded the animal ‘VC’ for bravery... Read More on Page 9
TYPHOONS FINISHED their latest Nato mission on a high as they signed off on Baltic Air Policing duties... Read More on Page 10 & 11
WORLD˜CLASS drone-busting technology is to be fitted to Typhoon under a £317 million programme... Read More on Page 13
A FREE helpline set up by a military charity for members of the Forces community feeling isolated by lockdown has seen a huge increase in appeals for support... Read More on Page 15
AFTER SPORADIC hit-and-run raids on the south coast by the Luftwaffe the RAF launched the Battle of Britain in earnest, attacking Nazi bombers over the Channel on July 10, 1940... Read More on Page 16 & 17
SYNONYMOUS WITH the Battle of Britain, the Supermarine Spitfire was outnumbered by the Hawker Hurricane and scored fewer ‘kills’... Read More on Page 20
Former RAF Germany C-in-C Sir David dies weeks after his wife... Read More on Page 21
BRIZE NORTON’S RAF Police Dogs team is aiming to reclaim the trophy it won two years ago at the Service’s UK military working dogs trials... Read More on Page 23
ONE OF the biggest stars of the 1960s and 1970s and a figure who still fascinates today, actor, comedian and singer Peter Sellers was as famous for his glamorous lifestyle as his work... Read More on Page 25
SERVICE SPORT is back on the agenda but, as Deputy Director RAF Sport Rich Fogden explained to RAF News, the floodgates are far from open... Read More on Page 27


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