Hurricane Irma Relief
In September 2017 the Caribbean was hit by Hurricane Irma, with wind speeds of 185mph. The RAF was an integral part of Operation Ruman, 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.