Air Defence and Airborne Early warning
The Air Defence of the United Kingdom is one of the key roles of the Royal Air Force. When this role is combined with the UK's commitment to NATO and to United Nations peacekeeping activities, the Air Defence forces of the RAF have to be potent, responsive and flexible.
Who flys the Typhoon FGR4
A multi-role combat aircraft, capable of being deployed in the full spectrum of air operations, from air policing, to peace support, through to high intensity conflict.