Royal Air Force Intelligence

Today’s modern Royal Air Force is the UK’s aerial, peacekeeping and fighting force. It’s made up of impressive full-time Regulars and spare-time Reserves who come from diverse backgrounds and work side-by-side to make a difference at home and abroad.

The RAF relies heavily on defence intelligence to support operations in both peace and war time. Intelligence personnel use state-of-the-art technologies to collect and interpret information. They provide vital intelligence to support military forces deployed around the world.

Reasons you should join RAF Intelligence:

  • Have a real-time impact on military operations
  • Get paid to learn a language as an Intelligence Analyst (Linguist)
  • Access supported undergraduate and post-graduate degree schemes
  • Complete a level 4 apprenticeship as an Intelligence Analyst


Typical responsibilities:

  • Collect, collate and evaluate intelligence from multiple sources.
  • Monitor and analyse radio and electronic transmissions broadcast throughout the world.
  • Intercept potential or current enemy communications as a linguist.
  • Analyse and interpret aerial or satellite imagery using high tech systems.
  • Disseminate tailored Intelligence to commanders, aircrew or troops on the ground. 


Other benefits of joining the RAF:

  • Subsidised food and accommodation
  • Free medical and dental healthcare
  • 6 weeks paid holiday per year
  • Free gym access, over 45 sports clubs and subsidised adventurous training like skiing expeditions.
  • The opportunity to be part of an equal opportunity organisation listed as one of the Times Top 50 Employers for Women

This really is No Ordinary Job!


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