Old 17th May 2018, 05:19
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just another jocky
 
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Originally Posted by Timelord View Post
Sorry OAP, not making myself clear. The Typhoon is not IMC LL capable. It was never part of its spec and there is little perceived need for it these days. Although the GR1/4 has been on ops since GW1 that was the last time it used low level in anger. I was told that even the F15E people no longer train for it.
Anyway, even if the Typhoon WAS IMC LL capable it would not be legal there!

TL
Re bold above; can I take issue with that. There have been numerous times when individual Tornados have used the IMC LL capability on ops since GW1. Indeed I used it in Afghanistan but it has been used at other times also.

The rest of your post however, I agree with.
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