Warship's Thames Exercise

The Royal Navy's largest warship has sailed up the Thames to take part in military exercises ahead of the Olympic Games. The eight day 'Olympic Guardian' operation has also seen rapier missiles stationed in Blackheath and fighter jets in the skies.

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Typhoons arrive at RAF Northolt

Typhoon fighter jets have arrived at RAF Northolt in West London ahead of a major military exercise to test security for the Olympic Games.

It is the first time that fighter planes have been stationed there since the Second World War.

The aircraft can travel at up to 1,370 miles per hour.

The fourth typhoon overshoots the short runway on its first attempt to land.

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