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P8A Posiedon

New for 2020
Type: ISTAR
Based at RAF Lossiemouth
9 of the A/C were ordered
1st arrived in Feb: Pride of Moray
2nd arrived in March: City of Elgin

2

Protector

Operational aim of 2025
Type: ISTAR
Based at RAF Waddington
Similar to the MQ-9A Reaper

3

E7 Wedgetail

Expected to enter service 2025
Type: ISTAR
Set to replace the E3D Sentry
Currently in service with the Royal Australian Air Force
Has been used on operations vs Daesh in Iraq and Syria.

4

Tempest

Operational aim of 2025
Type: Combat/Fast Jet
Set to replace the Typhoon
Will have virtual cockpit shown in the pilot's helmet-mounted display.