Wing Commander Mark Baker,
Officer Commanding Number 1 (Fighter) Squadron, led his team on the first sortie of the joint UK/Qatari Exercise EPICSKIESII today.
Launching alongside two of the Qatari Emiri Air Force (QEAF) Dassault Mirage 2000-5 aircraft, the UK Typhoons took part in air-to-air combat training and capability demonstrations, ahead of the QEAF’s procurement of 24 Typhoon aircraft from the UK and the formation of the joint RAF/QEAF Number 12 Squadron.
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Photographer: Cpl Graham Taylor RAF