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SAS14: RAF pax to be trained on Triton

9th April 2014 - 16:12 GMT | by Beth Stevenson in National Harbor


Four Royal Air Force (RAF) personnel are to conduct training on the US Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS as part of the UK’s Seedcorn programme which aims to increase the maritime ISR capability of British forces.

The test and evaluation specialists will be assigned to the US Navy’s VX-1 squadron as part of their regular squadron duties alongside US personnel, a US Navy representative confirmed to Shephard

They will also be trained on the US P-8 Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft that is due to operate alongside the Triton when the latter enters service. The RAF personnel were selected based on

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Beth Stevenson


Beth Stevenson

Beth is a former senior reporter for Digital Battlespace and Unmanned Vehicles magazines. Beth graduated …

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