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29 Jul 2019

Aussie tanker supports US Raptor for first time in Indo-Pacific

In the final days of Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 at RAAF Base Amberley, in the fight for air superiority, the US Air Force and Royal Australian Air F...
29 Jul 2019
F-35 program starts addition of ‘life-saving’ software
The F-35 Joint Program Office, US Air Force and Lockheed Martin have announced they have begun the integration of the Automatic Ground Collision Avoid...
23 Jul 2019
New Top Guns complete training on PC-21 aircraft
Australia’s next generation of Mavericks have successfully completed the first phase of the Royal Australian Air Force’s ab initio flying training...
22 Jul 2019
UK Tempest consortium grows with Swedish interest in 6th-gen fighter program
The global race to develop and field a sixth-generation fighter is picking up pace as Sweden has formally agreed to support the British development of...
22 Jul 2019
Army contest to replace Tiger ARH heats up
The Australian Army’s pursuit for a new attack helicopter has gathered pace as both Boeing and Bell Helicopters have presented offers for the venera...
22 Jul 2019
Turkey kicked out of F-35 program
The US has confirmed it will remove Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program due to the country’s decision to purchase a Russian missile system. ...
19 Jul 2019
Buzz the tower, Goose! A look back at the legendary F-14 Tomcat
It is one of the most iconic aircraft of modern times, the F-14 Tomcat is the fighter many contemporary pilots grew up wanting to put through its pace...
19 Jul 2019
30 years of Spirit: US Air Force celebrates the B-2 stealth bomber
You would be forgiven for mistaking it for a UFO, but the Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit strategic bomber has become one of the greatest force multiplyin...
15 Jul 2019
US ‘Raptor regret’ raises questions and possibilities
A US Air Force combatant commander in Australia for Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 has seemingly expressed regret from within the USAF about allied acce...
12 Jul 2019
RAAF sharpens air combat claws with support of US Raptors
The Royal Australian Air Force has kicked off a range of fifth-generation integration training operations, flying alongside US Air Force F-22 Raptor...
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