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Air Power 2017: Flexibility vital for RAF success

14th July 2017 - 08:55 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


Novel partnerships must be improved to ensure the Royal Air Force is equipped to operate in increasingly contested operational environments, a former director of the United Kingdom’s Special Forces (UKSF) has argued.

Lt Gen (Retd) Sir Graeme Lamb told day two of the Air Power Conference that partnerships between defence and commercial enterprises would play a ‘pivotal moment’ in the nature of warfare.

‘This is a pivotal moment… this is not just another moment in time where we continue to adapt where we have been… it is a paradigm shift,' Lamb argued.

He drew on the recent liberation of Mosul to

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Alice Budge


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