Britain Planning Eighth Typhoon Squadron

Credit: Royal Air Force
LONDON—Britain’s Royal Air Force (RAF) is planning to create an eighth front-line Eurofighter Typhoon squadron in the early 2020s as part of its bid to grow its fast jet fleet. The U.K. defense ministry had already announced its intention to grow from the existing five units to seven as part of the...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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