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British pilots flew armed US drones in Libya, MoD reveals

Disclosure comes 10 months after end of a campaign in which the government insisted no British drones were involved Nick Hopkins The Guardian, Thursday 26 July 2012 18.26 BST RAF pilots flew armed US drones as part of Nato’s military effort in … Continue reading

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Libya conflict may cost UK £1.75bn

Research suggests defence bill may be seven times government estimate, prompting calls for full spending breakdown Nick Hopkins guardian.co.uk, Sunday 25 September 2011 19.37 BST Libya’s conflict had led to 1,600 missions by UK combat aircraft such as this RAF Tornado. … Continue reading

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Libya: Telegraph reveals cowardly Libyan rebels reliance on NATO fire power to defeat pro Gaddafi forces

The RAF has stepped up it attacks on Col Gaddafi’s forces carrying out its biggest ever raid on Libya, destroying more than 20 targets in a day. By Thomas Harding, Defence Correspondent 4:55PM BST 16 Sep 2011 The strikes come … Continue reading

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RAF admission – personnel in Libya operating at a tempo not seen since the Second World War

A Military Operations news article 13 Sep 11 As NATO continues its mission in Libya, RAF suppliers and movers ensure that personnel can operate at a tempo not seen since the Second World War. With the operation clocking up thousands … Continue reading

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