History Control of the Air

How do we achieve our Aim?

Control of the Air

Dominance, Superiority, Control, Exploitation, Superior tactics and training?

Control of the Air

Securing control of the Air is the RAF's paramount duty: not only in defence of the UK itself..

Air Mobility

Air power invariably provides the only way for the UK to intervene in a crisis quickly enough..

Intelligence and Situational Awareness

In crisis situations and conflicts, high quality and current (or 'real-time') information is required..


The firepower available with current technology means that aircraft, now have the capability to destroy targets..

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