As the UK's Royal Air Force marks its centennial, it is in the midst of an extraordinary realignment of its front-line combat aircraft fleets.  With the retirement of the Panavia Tornado slated for March 2019, the Eurofighter Typhoon is being prepared, under Project Centurion, to assume the former’s numerous missions including long-range strike and close air support. Meanwhile, the new Lightning Force—in conjunction with the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm—is ...


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