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Images Dated 17th June 2014

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Penzance Station, Cornwall, c.1940 Featured 17 Jun 2014 Image

Penzance Station, Cornwall, c.1940

A view of Penzance station, Cornwall, c.1940, showing Castle Class locomotive No. 5024, Carew Castle, sitting at the platform with the town of Penzance visible in the background

© STEAM Museum of the GWR

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Challenger 2 Tank Firing a Shell at Night Featured 17 Jun 2014 Image

Challenger 2 Tank Firing a Shell at Night

A Challenger 2 Tank on Castlemartin Ranges in Pembrokeshire, Wales firing a shell at night.
The newly amalgamated Royal Tank Regiment exercised Challenger 2 Main Battle Tanks on Castlemartin Ranges for the first time since its reformation

© Crown copyright

Ammunition, Armoured, Army, Challenger 2, Equipment, Firing, Main Battle Tank, Mbt, Night, Royal Tank Regiment, Rtr, Tank, Vehicle

Russian SU-27 Flanker with RAF Typhoon Featured 17 Jun 2014 Image

Russian SU-27 Flanker with RAF Typhoon

A Russian SU-27 Flanker aircraft banks away with a RAF Typhoon in the background.
RAF Typhoons were scrambled on Tuesday 17 June 2014 to intercept multiple Russian aircraft as part of NATO's ongoing mission to police Baltic airspace.
The Typhoon aircraft, from 3 (Fighter) Squadron, were launched after four separate groups of aircraft were detected by NATO air defences in international airspace near to the Baltic States.
Once airborne, the British jets identified the aircraft as a Russian Tupolev Tu22 Backfire bomber, four Sukhoi Su27 Flanker fighters, one Beriev A50 Mainstay early warning aircraft and an Antonov An26 Curl transport aircraft who appeared to be carrying out a variety of routine training. The Russian aircraft were monitored by the RAF Typhoons and escorted on their way.
The Typhoon pilots involved in the operation were Flight Lieutenant (Flt Lt) Mark Long of 29 (Reserve) Squadron (the Typhoon operational training unit) and a French Air Force exchange pilot Commandant Marc-antoine Gerrard who is currently attached to 1(Fighter) Squadron