24 May 2024

UK F-35 fleet to grow to 74 aircraft by 2033

The British F-35 fleet will reach 74 aircraft by 2033, with full operational capability scheduled for December 2025. Find out the details and implications. Understand in 2 minutes The UK plans to increase its F-35 fleet to 74 aircraft by 2033. Full operational capability for the first procurement phase is expected by […]
15 September 2023

RAF under pressure: A crying shortage of fighter aircraft

In the event of conflict with Russia, the UK would be at risk due to its very limited number of fighter aircraft, according to a parliamentary report. The RAF’s limited number of Typhoons and F-35s would be unable to cope with the levels of attrition that would occur in the event of […]
15 May 2023

The U.K. to provide Storm Shadow missiles to Ukraine

The United Kingdom has provided Ukraine with the Storm Shadow air-launched missile, further supporting Ukraine in its conflict with Russia. The missile is a long-range, air-to-ground missile that can be launched from a range of aircraft, including the Eurofighter Typhoon and the F-35 Lightning II. It has a range of over 250 […]