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AIRCRAFT FROM FOUR nations began arriving at RAF St Mawgan for Exercise Resolute Response on April 27. The maritime exercise involved aircraft from Germany (Tornados from MFG.2), Norway (P-3N and P-3Cs from 333 Skv), USA (an EC-24A from FEWSG, plus P-3Bs from VP-64 and VP-66) and the UK The exercise finished on May 15.

Other aircraft taking part in Britain included eight F-16As from the 169th FS/Illinois ANG, which arrived at RAF Fairford on April 30 accompanied by four KC-135Es from 108th AREFS/Illinois ANG. For many, this was the last chance to see the unit operating its F-16s, as it

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C-130 U.S. Air Force made its first flight with improved ROLLS-ROYCE MOTOR

Rolls-Royce, the global favorite in the development of engines, and the U.S. Air Force to conduct flight tests improved motor T56 for transport aircraft C-130H. Improved engine 3.5 series is designed to increase fuel economy and reliability that results in increased current cycle.   First test flight of the C-130H with improved engine took place not so long ago, the U.S. Air Force Base Edwards (Calif.). In a series of ground tests of the engine 3.5 has already shown more than 8 percent fuel savings.   Improved implementation of programs from series motor 3.5 will allow the U.S. Air

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