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On this day in 1974, our test pilot, Paul Millett, took to the skies for the 1st time in the Panavia MRCA P01 D-9591 over Manching, Germany. Today, we know this aircraft as Tornado which remains at the forefront of the 's frontline.
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BAE Systems Aug 12
In the final instalment of our feature, we recognise our partnership with 100 Squadron which operated one of the earliest examples of a multi-role aircraft, the Bristol Fighter, and today operates our Hawk T1 from .
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BAE Systems Aug 12
Today delivering the 's eye in the sky, 56 Squadron has operated many aircraft designed and developed by our business and its predecessors, including the English Electric Lightning.
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BAE Systems Aug 11
Our partnership with symbolises our enduring partnership with the which continues today. We work alongside each other to ensure Typhoon remains a world-leading multi-role combat aircraft.
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BAE Systems Aug 11
29 Squadron of the gives pilots their first experience of life inside the Typhoon. It previously operated the Tornado F3 and De Havilland Mosquito, both products of our proud partnership with the RAF.
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BAE Systems Aug 10
Today is based at responsible for bringing in to service with the UK. Our partnership with the squadron goes back to Typhoon's entry in to service with the and beyond.
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BAE Systems Aug 10
Having been formed 3 years before the , 31 Squadron - The Gold Stars - has been around for more than a century. Today it forms part of and we are proud of the connections with our business past and present.
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BAE Systems Aug 9
11 Squadron of the is the world's oldest, dedicated fighter unit. Find out more at . Share your pictures of 11 Squadron using the hashtag
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BAE Systems Aug 9
Well done to our colleagues who swapped their desks for collection buckets, raising a fantastic £5,273.64 for - that’s more than £10k with company matched funding!
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BAE Systems Aug 9
IX (B) Squadron has operated alongside our people at in our role supporting the Tornado in front line service with the - but our partnership with them dates back to their origins in the Second World War. More at:
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BAE Systems Aug 8
Operating the Typhoon on Quick Reaction Alert from , 6 Squadron is the latest feature in our recognising our enduring partnership with the over the past century. Find out more at
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BAE Systems Aug 8
today operates our Hawk aircraft, the flying classroom which prepares pilots for life in a fast jet, at RAF Valley. Find out more at . Share your pictures of IV Squadron using the hashtag
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BAE Systems Aug 7
3 (F) Squadron is part of the Typhoon Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) force securing the skies over the UK from . During the First World War it flew the Sopwith Camel, an aircraft which was built by one of our heritage companies.
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BAE Systems Aug 7
Continuing our recognising our partnerships with squadrons, we focus on II (AC) Squadron which operates Typhoon on Quick Reaction Alert from . Share your pictures with us using the hashtag.
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BAE Systems Aug 6
We have recognised five UK-based PhD students, one from each of our strategic partner universities in the UK - , , , and - with awards. Find out more and watch their videos at
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BAE Systems Aug 6
To continue our celebration of , we are looking at the squadrons which have operated our aircraft over the past century and continue to do so today and in the future. We begin with 1 (F) Squadron of
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New Scientist Aug 4
Join an expert panel at a free New Scientist webinar exploring the technologies that will change our lives by 2030, sponsored by BAE Systems. Register now and join us on Thursday 23 August 2018
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BAE Systems Aug 4
During the Second World War, the Spitfire was improved as new challenges became apparent and new technologies became available. Eighty years to the day that it entered service with the it remains as iconic today as it was then.
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BAE Systems Aug 3
Over the past century many of our engineers have been inspired by nature to develop the aircraft which the has operated over the past 100 years. Find out more at
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BAE Systems Aug 2
"By the end of 2018, no other aircraft in the world will have all of Typhoon's capabilities,” says Gp Capt John Cunningham of the who is working alongside us to ensure every drop of Tornado’s capability is delivered on to Typhoon.
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