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20 Dec 2019

RAAF Hercules wraps up Operation Christmas Drop

Operation Christmas Drop 19 has wrapped up in Guam, with a Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules and crew delivering 23 loads of important suppl...
14 Dec 2019
Extension awarded for Chinook support contract
Boeing Defence Australia has been awarded a 12-month extension, as well as increased government investment, for the CH-47F Chinook integrated support ...
11 Dec 2019
RAAF completes world first ‘elephant walk’
The Royal Australian Air Force’s No.33 Squadron (33QN) has conducted a world first “elephant walk” with five KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport...
9 Dec 2019
Air Force welcomes final PC-21 to RAAF Base East Sale
The final aircraft from the Air Force Pilatus PC-21 fleet has been officially welcomed at Royal Australian Air Force Base East Sale. ...
6 Dec 2019
C-130J infrared countermeasures achieves FOC
The Royal Australian Air Force has announced that the C-130J Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures has achieved final operational capability. ...
4 Dec 2019
Air Force and Army to link up for inaugural Exercise Christmas Drop Australia
The Royal Australian Air Force and the Australian Army will join forces for the first ever Exercise Christmas Drop Australia this week. ...
3 Dec 2019
HMAS Sirius returns home for Christmas
HMAS Sirius has returned to her home port of Fleet Base West, Rockingham, following a busy 12 months for the RAN’s replenishment ship. ...
28 Nov 2019
Boosting ADF capabilities – A closer look at ‘Sky Guardian’
Following Defence’s decision to down-select General Atomics MQ-9B ‘Sky Guardian’ as its preferred platform for the AIR 7003 project, Defence Co...
28 Nov 2019
Defence announces down-selection of AIR 7003 platform
The federal government’s $1.3 billion program to deliver a cutting-edge armed remotely piloted aircraft system to Australia is one step closer afte...
28 Nov 2019
RAAF launches new Indigenous strategies
Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester has announced the launch of the Royal Australian Air Force’s Aboriginal and Torres Strai...

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