The squadron has already begun autonomous operations, and is supporting the Quick Reaction Alert mission here at Leuchars.
What does QRA stand for?
QRA stands for Quick Reaction Alert
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We have 19 other meanings of QRA in our Acronym Attic
- Quartzite Rock Association
- Quasi-Regularity Approach
- Quaternary Research Association (UK)
- Queensland Ranger Association
- Queensland Recording Association
- Queensland Renal Association
- Queensland Rifle Association
- Query, Reporting and Analysis (software)
- Quick Raise Antenna
- Quick Reaction Aircraft
Samples in periodicals archive:
The ASACS conducted continuous radar surveillance of UK airspace, and worked closely with RAF Typhoons on Quick Reaction Alert, ready to intercept hostile or suspicious aircraft.
He added: "Valley puts Wales at the heart of preparing our fast jet pilots for frontline duties, including the Royal Air Force's quick reaction alert, which defends British skies.
Coningsby is home to the RAF's Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) force, a team of pilots and navigators always on standby, half-dressed in green flight suits who help keep British skies safe.
RAF Leuchars, which provides the quick reaction alert, has aircraft on standby every hour of the day.
They will also be based at Leeming, North Yorkshire and Leuchars, the three bases together covering the UK Quick Reaction Alert, which provides a rapid response to any threats to UK airspace.