RAF Lightning II

Queen Elizabeth II £2: RAF Lightning II

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Not entered general circulation

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The RAF’s newest aircraft to put the UK into the forefront of aviation technology is the F-35 Lightning II. This aircraft has the ability to carry multiple weapons both internally and externally, as well as having advanced sensor and targeting systems. As a fifth-generation aircraft, the superior air capabilities of the Lightning II will make a potent mix with the Typhoon when it enters service with the RAF and the Royal Navy in 2018.
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