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CONTENTS FOREWORDS

INSPIRATION  PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE

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Rt Hon Michael Fallon MP Secretary of State for Defence Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford GCB CBE ADC Chief of the Air Staff

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Philip Dunne MP Minister of State for Defence Procurement

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SDSR: accommodating change The 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review presents both opportunities and challenges, as the RAF prepares to expand for the first time in a generation

Paul Everitt Chief Executive, ADS Group

INNOVATION  FUTURE EQUIPMENT Simon Michell Editor, RAF Air Power 2016

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PARTNER PERSPECTIVES

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Inspiration and innovation: reverting to type? A reflection on the RAF’s tradition of innovation and inspiration, dating back almost 100 years, and its relevance in addressing future challenges

Plan Jericho: the Royal Australian Air Force’s blueprint for a networked and integrated air force Air Marshal Leo Davies AO CSC Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Preparing for the F-35A General Yoshiyuki Sugiyama, Chief of Staff of the Japanese Air Self-Defence Force

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Future fighter Examining the enhanced capabilities that the fifth-generation F-35B Lightning II stealth strike-fighter will bring to the RAF Introducing the P-8A Poseidon This multi-mission aircraft will enter into service by 2020, delivering much-needed interoperability Synthesising the future Typhoon remains one of the world’s most capable multi-role fighters, with incremental upgrades keeping it at the forefront of technology INSPIRATION AND INNOVATION AIR POWER 2016

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RAF Air Power 2016 – Inspiration and Innovation  

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