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Wednesday, August 05, 2015

Britain extends service of Tornado fighter bomber in Iraq until 2017

RAF Tornado GR4Britain is extending by a more than a year the service of the GR4 Tornado fighter bomber in operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq.

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon made the announcement during a visit to Baghdad Tuesday.

The BBC quoted Fallon as saying Squadron 12, based in Cyprus and made up of eight Tornados that were due to be retired last March, will continue in its current role until March 2017.

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