UK Defence Secretary announces Tornado extension



Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced the frontline RAF Tornado squadron spearheading Britain’s air campaign against ISIL in Iraq will be maintained in service until March 2017. In a visit to Baghdad, Michael Fallon announced that 12 (Bomber) Squadron will continue to offer the essential precision firepower, intelligence and surveillance needed for the counter-ISIL international coalition to provide vital support to Iraqi ground forces. With eight Tornados flying daily missi...
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