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The Royal Air Force, founded in 1918, is the oldest independent air force in the world. With a rich history spanning over a century, the RAF has played a crucial role in defending the United Kingdom and its interests across the globe. From the Battle of Britain in World War II to modern-day operations in the Middle East and beyond, the RAF has consistently demonstrated its prowess and adaptability in the face of evolving threats.

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