RAF Marks Introduction of Hawk T.2 AJT

The UK Royal Air Force (RAF) officially unveiled its new BAE Systems Hawk T.2 advanced jet trainer (AJT) during a ceremony at RAF Valley on the 2nd July. The aircraft, six of which began arriving at the base in April, are the first of 28 T.2 aircraft, purchased at a cost of GBP-450 million (U.S.$736 million) to replace the incumbent Hawk T.1 as the RAF’s lead-in fighter trainer. The "glass cockpit" of the T.2 is nearly identical to that of the Eurofighter Typhoon and similar to those of...
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