UK Royal Air Force Typhoon capability has taken another step forward with a live weapon testing sortie carried out by Britain’s oldest frontline squadron. Two Paveway IV precision guided bombs were dropped sucessfully, with two direct hits.

Pictured: A Typhoon of 1 (Fighter) Squadron drops a Paveway IV precision guided bomb at the Cape Wrath training area.

The drop was part of 1 (F) Sqn’s work to develop the air to ground attack capability of the Typhoon FGR4. The aircraft used the Litening III trageting pod to carry out the precision strike.

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