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RAF Set To Pull Tornados From Middle East Ahead Of Retirement

January 24 2019

United Kingdom

The British Royal Air Force will bring home more than half of the fighter jets it has deployed for operations in Iraq and Syria, reports the Daily Mail (London).

Eight Tornado strike aircraft will be withdrawn from the region in February, reducing the British contingent to six Eurofighter Typhoon jets and up to 10 MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft.

The Tornado fleet is scheduled to be retired in March.

Military leaders decided not to replace the Tornados, which are based at RAF...

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