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« Responder #45 em: Julho 24, 2018, 11:46:52 am »
Os "bifes" é só vender...  ??? :-\

https://thelincolnite.co.uk/2018/07/raf-scampton-will-be-scrapped-mod-confirms/

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The Ministry of Defence has confirmed that RAF Scampton, home of the Red Arrows, will be sold off.

The base, which is currently home to 600 members of staff, will close by 2022 and talks are underway to enable the Red Arrows to move to another location.

An MOD spokesperson said: “RAF Scampton is the current home of the Red Arrows and work is underway to find them a new home fit for purpose.”

Follow updates from this breaking news story with The Lincolnite throughout the day. You can reach the news team by contacting news@thelincolnite.co.uk

RAF Scampton and its history
Some 600 personnel work at RAF Scampton, including service personnel, contractors and civil servants.

On October 13, 1916, Air Station Brattleby Cliff opened as a Home Defence Flight unit prior to being renamed RAF Scampton in 1918. This makes the station one of the RAF’s oldest.

The base became host to 617 Squadron (more widely known as the Dambusters), which was established in 1943. From here, they flew the most famous mission – operation Chastise.

The base has also, post war, been the home of the Vulcan bomber.

RAF Scampton now plays an important role in the protection of UK airspace as the home of No 1 Air Control Centre.

It’s also home to the Mobile Meteorological Unit.

In 2017, the base hosted the first Scampton Airshow, trailing the success of the previous Waddington Airshow.



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Re: Royal Air Force
« Responder #46 em: Dezembro 11, 2018, 10:57:32 am »
Primeiros Typhoon da RAF equipados com o míssil ar-ar Meteor já se encontram operacionais. Parelha do QRA Norte do Reino Unido, estacionada em Lossiemouth, escoltou os 2 Tu-160 que se dirigiram para a Venezuela.



https://www.janes.com/article/85102/raf-flies-meteor-bvraam-on-typhoon-for-first-time
https://www.gov.uk/government/news/typhoons-launch-with-new-missile


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« Responder #47 em: Janeiro 15, 2019, 10:24:45 am »
 :'( :'( :'( :'(

https://www.forces.net/news/tornado-fighter-leaving-service-after-40-years?fbclid=IwAR1B0vgKcNL-MnWAUlmhCzsMTUvgqlUO67f8AZyboBkm5NjGLD7VqSUIaMQ

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The Tornado has launched hundreds of airstrikes on so-called Islamic State in the Middle East (Picture: MOD).

Built more than 40 years ago to fight a nuclear war, the RAF's primary ground attack platform is due to be retired from service by March 2019.

The Tornado can also conduct intelligence gathering missions and is armed with a variety of Paveway bombs, Brimstone air-to-air missiles and Storm Shadow cruise missiles.

The aircraft also possesses an Advanced Short Range Air-to-Air Missile (ASRAAM) for defensive purposes.

When deployed in an armed reconnaissance or close air support role, it would usually be armed with a mix of Paveway IV and Dual-Mode Seeker Brimstone, combined with a Litening III targeting pod, and in addition to the internal 27mm gun.



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