Image shows a Russian MIDAS aircraft intercepted by RAF Typhoons based at Siauliai Air Base for Op AZOTIZE, on 1st Jul 2020. The Il-78 MIDAS (RF-94290) is an air to air refuelling platform.
Op AZOTIZE is the UK’s contribution to the NATO Baltic Air Policing mission ensuring the security of the skies above Lithuania the other Baltic States. RAF Typhoons of No.6 Squadron, from RAF Lossiemouth, are working alongside a detachment of Spanish F-18 fighters of Ejercito Del Aire.
U.S. Air Force pilots assigned to the 67th Special Operations Squadron, 352d Special Operations Wing, based out of RAF Mildenhall, U.K., conduct a low-level, mountainous terrain flight in a MC-130J Commando II, May 23, 2020, over Albania. The event was part of the 352 SOW’s training mission to enhance readiness and maintain a ready and capable force. Through this type [Read More …]
A RAF Regional Liaison Officer for the South West, liaises with Health and Transport organisations following the arrival of holiday makers on a repatriation flight from Cuba. Today, Thursday 19th March 2020 a charter flight carrying British and EU citizens from Havana, Cuba has landed at MOD Boscombe Down in Wiltshire. The passengers in transit had been on the Braemar [Read More …]