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20 Jan 2022

First C-130J Hercules upgraded to Block 8.1

The first RAAF C-130J Hercules to undergo the Block 8.1 hardware and software upgrade has touched down in RAAF Base Richmond, Defence announced. ...
18 Jan 2022
Leonardo secures AW169M LUH helicopter order
The prime has been awarded a contract to deliver a fleet of the twin-engine helicopters to Austria. ...
6 Jan 2022
Elbit subsidiary awarded Brazilian Air Force UAS follow-on contract
Elbit Systems’ Brazilian subsidiary, AEL Sistemas SA, has been awarded a contract to supply additional HermesTM 900 UAS (Unmanned Aerial Systems) to...
15 Dec 2021
Analysing the timing of Defence’s Taipan decision
Why has the Commonwealth government suddenly decided to retire the Taipan fleet after years of well-documented trouble?  ...
13 Dec 2021
Northrop Grumman appoints new corporate VP of global operations
Northrop Grumman Corporation announced that its board of directors has elected Matthew Bromberg corporate vice president, global operations, effective...
10 Dec 2021
NT government, Amphibian Aerospace Industries launch aircraft manufacturing industry in Darwin
Under the proposal, a new version of the Albatross flying boat will be built in Darwin, featuring digital avionics and enhanced turboprop engines from...
10 Dec 2021
Defence eyes Black Hawks to replace troubled Taipans
The Commonwealth government is pushing to replace Army’s Taipan fleet with up to 40 Black Hawk helicopters, tipped to save Defence billions of dolla...
8 Dec 2021
Boeing and RAAF advance all-digital Airpower Teaming Systems 
Boeing Australia and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have advanced the operational readiness of the Airpower Teaming System aircraft, successful...
2 Dec 2021
New Army Aviation Command unveiled
The Australian Army’s aviation capability has been united under a newly formed command. ...
30 Nov 2021
Exercise Griffin Eagle tests ADF aviation capability
The 1st Aviation Regiment deployed a squadron of Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tigers to California in August and September to work alongside ...

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