Air and Space Power
to Protect Our Nation
For over a hundred years the Royal Air Force has defended the skies of Britain and projected Britain’s power and influence around the world.
What we do
We continue to be a key partner in the coalition to degrade and defeat Daesh in Iraq and Syria.
Hurricane Irma Relief in the Caribbean
We were a major part of the humanitarian response to the devastation - the UK’s biggest military and civilian operation since 2011.
Quick Reaction Alert
From RAF Lossiemouth and RAF Coningsby, QRA Typhoon aircraft and their personnel provide UK air defence capability 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Our people are as varied as the roles they fulfil.
Jo deployed to Afghanistan on Op Toral in 2016/17 and is currently training as an Air Loadmaster.
Marcus is a Senior Engineer Officer who has led the Red Arrows engineering technicians and flown with Red 1 to China.
Manjeet is a Senior Engineer Officer currently supporting EUFOR in Sarajevo.
Danny has served in the RAF for 16 years and competes internationally for GB as a Luge athlete.
Jonathan is an Aircraft Technician (Avionics), working alongside industry partners and the Royal Navy.
Shanwayne is a RAF Regiment Gunner and also competes in the Jamaican Bobsleigh Team.
Lucy is a RAF Medical Officer, who has also gained Elite Athlete Status to pursue her other passion in life - competing in triathlons.
Matt is a trainee pilot whose career highlight so far was his first solo flight.