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30 Apr 2019

High-speed comms upgrades for Aussie Hercules fleet

The remaining Royal Australian Air Force fleet of C-130J Hercules tactical airlift aircraft will receive a high-speed communications upgrade to suppor...
18 Apr 2019
New RAAF Special Purpose Aircraft arrive
The first of the Royal Australian Air Force’s new Dassault Falcon 7X Special Purpose Aircraft have landed in Canberra ahead of tasking. ...
11 Apr 2019
RAAF to replace VIP transport aircraft
Defence has announced that the Royal Australian Air Force will phase out its fleet of Bombardier CL604 Challengers, which are primarily used as VIP ...
2 Apr 2019
$436m Helicopter Aircrew Training System achieves IOC
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne has announced that the Australian Defence Force’s Helicopter Aircrew Training System (HATS) had successfully achie...
27 Mar 2019
Milestone for Sikorsky-Boeing DEFIANT helicopter
Sikorsky and partner Boeing have celebrated the first successful flight of the DEFIANT helicopter as part of the next generation Future Vertical Lift ...
19 Mar 2019
Airbus demonstrates Skyways drone shore-to-ship deliveries
Airbus has successfully completed shore-to-ship trials in Singapore with its Skyways parcel delivery drone, highlighting the growing logistics support...
19 Mar 2019
Airbus confirms H145M bid for Aussie special forces helicopter program
Airbus Australia Pacific has announced that it would offer the H145M multi-role helicopter to the Commonwealth government to support Australian Specia...
13 Mar 2019
Exercise Diamond Shield begins at RAAF Base Williamtown
Australia’s version of ‘Top Gun’ has kicked off, with biennial air warfare instructor course Exercise Diamond Shield beginning at RAAF Base Wi...
28 Feb 2019
Defence Minister announces new joint training initiative for Air Force cadets
Australian Air Force cadets will work with NSW-based company JAR Aerospace for a new training initiative with a heavy focus on science, technology, en...
14 Feb 2019
RAAF demonstrates airlift capability with drought support
The Royal Australian Air Force’s C-27J Spartans have come to the rescue, providing humanitarian aid and disaster relief to flood affected Queensland...
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