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Tornados Jets & Guided Missiles: Ex-Air Force Chief Questions Effectiveness Of UK Airstrikes Against ISIS – 26 September 2014

RT logoPM David Cameron has insisted that high-grade weapons make Britain essential in the US-led air strikes against Islamic State. But a former Air Force chief has warned that cuts to the RAF may render any air campaign ineffective in the long run.

According to reports in British media, the RAF will use state-of-the-art weaponry if ordered to carry out strikes in Iraq, including Paveway-IV guided bombs for small targets and Brimstone missiles designed for targeting combatants in vehicles.

The jets will also be loaded with Storm Shadow bunker busters – long-range guided missiles – which will be used to target underground bases of fighters with the Islamic State (also known as ISIS, or ISIL)

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