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 Hercules' Retirement Plans
Air

Hercules' Retirement Plans

The United Kingdom plans a major change at defence acquisition. The plan includes phasing out the RAF C-130 Hercules fleet in a couple of years.

Storm Shadow Becomes Operational
Weapon / Missile

Storm Shadow Becomes Operational

British Royal Air Force Typhoon FGR4 fighter jets have employed the conventionally armed Storm Shadow cruise missile for the first time in combat.