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Air Power 2017: RAF looks to regain competitive edge

12th July 2017 - 14:40 GMT | by Alice Budge in London

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Having 'lost its competitive edge' in air warfare, the Royal Air Force (RAF) needs to exploit technologies such as cloud computing and airborne communications networks, a service chief has argued.

Speaking at the Air Power Conference on 12 July, AVM Rocky Rochelle, Chief of Staff Capability, said: ‘We all know there are pressures out there in the contested environment… the very notion is that we appear to have lost our competitive edge and it’s important that we rapidly try to regain our competitive edge.’

He emphasised the importance of creating a fully networked and connected force capability which exploits satellite and

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