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29 Sep 2020

US Air Force completes B-1B Integrated Battle Station modification

An eight-year project to install the Integrated Battle Station, or IBS, on the US Air Force B-1B Lancer fleet has been completed ahead of schedule ...
23 Sep 2020
Tasmanian SME secures defence export competitiveness grant
Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price has announced that the federal government has awarded a $150,000 grant to a Tasmania-based UAV engine manufact...
23 Sep 2020
RAAF officially accepts 30th F-35 Joint Strike Fighter
The Royal Australian Air Force has formally accepted its 30th F-35A Joint Strike Fighter from Lockheed Martin, as the nation’s fifth-generation figh...
18 Sep 2020
US industry gears up for Reaper replacement with focus on long-range, strike
A collection of US defence contractors are lining up to provide the US Air Force with a replacement for its MQ-9 Reaper series of UAS, with the focus ...
18 Sep 2020
‘A truly generational leap in capability’: Air Combat Group Commander spruiks JSF
The F-35 has suffered its fair share of criticisms, but Australia’s growing fleet of fifth-generation super jets appears to have shrugged this off t...
17 Sep 2020
Cheeky buggers: The US Air Force has already built and flown its future fighter?
In a major milestone for the US Air Force’s ‘next generation air dominance’ fighter program, Dr Will Roper, the Assistant Secretary of the Air F...
17 Sep 2020
RAF, US Marine, Air Force fighters join NATO allies for joint exercise
Fighter aircraft from the Royal Air Force, US Marines, US Air Force and the Royal Netherlands Air Force have joined forces to conduct large scale air ...
16 Sep 2020
Start your engines! Engine fires up for first Loyal Wingman aircraft
Boeing Australia powered up the commercial turbofan engine on the first Loyal Wingman aircraft in September, as part of ground testing and preparation...
16 Sep 2020
BAE secures EW contract to enhance F-35 electronic warfare system
BAE Systems has been awarded a contract from Lockheed Martin for the production and delivery of additional electronic warfare (EW) systems for Lot 1...
11 Sep 2020
Defence, industry collaboration enhances Air Force maintenance breakthrough
Northrop Grumman, in partnership with the Royal Australian Air Force’s No. 33 Squadron and the Defence Aviation Safety Authority (DASA), has introd...

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