Britain’s Eurofighter Typhoon force is gearing up to take on the mantle previously held by the Panavia Tornado as the battle against the militants of the so-called Islamic State transitions into a counterinsurgency. Over the last four years, Royal Air Force (RAF) Typhoons and Tornados have been supporting the international coalition against Islamic State militants in Iraq, and since December 2015 in Syria.  In all, British combat aircraft, as well as General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper ...

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