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How RAF Jets Would Shoot Down Hostile Aircraft

Sky News gains unprecedented access to the RAF pilots responsible for protecting Britain’s skies from terrorist threats.

Ready to respond at a moment’s notice, the Quick Reaction Alert crews based at RAF Coningsby, Lincolnshire, fly Eurofighter Typhoon jets.

They are armed with short and medium range missiles, and are ready to shoot down hostile aircraft as soon as they receive the command.

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