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2(AC) Squadron Tornados, to the moon and back 2(AC) Squadron Tornados, to the moon and back
Servicemen and women from 2(AC) Squadron are returning to RAF Marham after supporting UK missions over Libya as part of Operation Ellamy.

 
French helicopters see action in LibyaFrench helicopters see action in Libya
On the night of 3rd June 2011, French Army Aviation (ALAT) Gazelle & Tigre attack helicopters operating from the assault ship Tonnerre carried out their first combat mission in Libya.
 
UK Apaches conduct operations over LibyaUK Apaches conduct operations over Libya
Apache attack helicopters, flying from HMS Ocean, conducted their first operational sorties over Libya last night as part of NATO's Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR to protect civilians under United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.
 
Enhanced Paveway III arrives for Operation EllamyEnhanced Paveway III arrives for Operation Ellamy
Royal Air Force capabilities for missions over Libya have been increased with the arrival of ‘bunker busting’ 2000lb bombs.
 
RAF Typhoon drops bombs in LibyaRAF Typhoon drops bombs in Libya
Typhoon jets are providing a ground attack capability in addition to Tornado GR4 aircraft as British forces continue to support NATO operations in Libya.
 
Swedish Air Force participates in Unified ProtectorSwedish Air Force participates in Unified Protector
March 3 - The Swedish Air Force (Flygvapnet) has deployed eight JAS39 Gripen fighters to Sigonella air base in Italy to take part in Operation Unified Protector, the NATO codename for operations over Libya, previously known as Operation Odyssey Dawn.
 
USAF B-1 bombers fly from the US to attack targets in LibyaUSAF B-1 bombers fly from the US to attack targets in Libya
March 29 - B-1B Lancers from the 28th Bomb Wing launched early Sunday, March 27 from their home station of Ellsworth Air Force Base to strike targets in Libya in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.
 
USAF F-15E down in Libya, crew is safeUSAF F-15E down in Libya, crew is safe
March 22 - Two crew members ejected from their U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagle when the aircraft experienced equipment malfunction over northeast Libya, March 21, 2011 at approximately 10:30 p.m. CET.
 
Operation Odyssey Dawn - Day 1 - US involvmentOperation Odyssey Dawn - Day 1 - US involvment
March 20 - On the first night of Operation Odyssey Dawn, numerous United States aircraft and weapons systems were employed over and around Libya.
 
Operation Odyssey Dawn - Day 1 - RAF involvmentOperation Odyssey Dawn - Day 1 - RAF involvment
March 20 - On the first night of Operation Odyssey Dawn, British Armed Forces have participated in a coordinated strike against Libyan Air Defence system.
 
Operation Odyssey Dawn - the first nightOperation Odyssey Dawn - the first night
March 20 - The first night of Operation Odyssey Dawn, the United Nations air operation against Libya, began with a bang.
 
First Libyan No Fly Zone shots fired by FrenchFirst Libyan No Fly Zone shots fired by French
March 19 - French Air Force Rafales, equipped with Reco NG reconnaissance pods, have flown extensive reconnaissance missions over Libya
 
UN authorises Libya No Fly Zone UN authorises Libya No Fly Zone
March 17 - The United Nations Security Council has passed Resolution 1973 which gives authorisation to member countries to take military action against all threats to civilians, which could include bombing ground forces loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi and the establishment of a no fly zone. The resolution however does not allow for an invasion of Libya.
 
Dutch Navy Lynx & crew held in LibyaDutch Navy Lynx & crew held in Libya
The three crew members of a Royal Netherlands Navy SH-14 Lynx helicopter (serial no: 277), while attempting to rescue two workers from the city of Sirte, Libya, have been held by forces loyal to Libyan leader Colonel Moammar Gadhafi.
 
RAF C-130J's rescue British citizens from desert strips in LibyaRAF C-130J's rescue British citizens from desert strips in Libya
Two RAF Hercules aircraft have landed in Malta carrying more than 150 people evacuated from desert locations south of Benghazi in Libya.
 
Two Libyan Air Force Mirage F-1's defect to MaltaTwo Libyan Air Force Mirage F-1's defect to Malta
2 Mirage F-1's of the Al Quwwat al-Jawwiya al-Libiyya (Libyan Arab Republic Air Force) have landed at Malta International Airport and the pilots, both reported to be colonels, have apparently requested asylum.
 
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