UK Defence (254) – RAF Waddington Prepares For Exciting Future

One of the single most important bases in the Royal Air Force inventory and the centre of excellence of UK ISTAR (Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition and Reconnaissance) activity plus also one that in terms of capability enhancement will be a major eventual beneficiary from SDSR 2015 in relation to the planned ‘Future Force 2025’ RAF […]

UK Defence (253) – MOD Announces Final Piece of MFTS Jigsaw

The £1.1bn billion rotary wing contract awarded last Friday by the MOD to the Ascent partnership (a joint venture between Lockheed Martin and Babcock International) completes the final section of the Military Flying Training System (MFTS) jigsaw. The MOD announcement confirming that Ascent will, from 2018, replace the existing Cobham run operation that provides Squirrel […]