UK/Qatari Joint Squadron Deploys To Protect World Cup

Royal Air Force Eurofighter Typhoons

Credit: Tony Osborne - Aviation Week
RAF CONINGSBY, England—A joint UK/Qatari squadron set up to train personnel from the Arabian Gulf state on the Eurofighter Typhoon has deployed to the Middle East to protect the upcoming World Cup football tournament. Personnel and eight aircraft from the RAF’s 12 Sqdn. will operate alongside 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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