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Ministry of Defence figures show that 36 of the 91 Typhoon fighters and 39 of 96 Tornados are grounded needing repairs. RAF sources say campaigns in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya have taken a heavy toll on fighter aircraft.
The £10million Tornados, dating back to 1978, have taken a “real battering” attacking Islamic State positions in Iraq almost daily since last summer.
As the Iraq crisis worsens, even more planes could be needed
originally posted by: Blackfinger
a reply to: pheonix358
When the pigs retired it left a big hole in our capabilities..The Orions are next.