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29 Apr 2019

Pentagon confident of finding missing F-35 before China and Russia

The US has poured cold water on the possibility of global competitors locating Japan’s missing F-35A Lightning II aircraft before its own search par...
26 Apr 2019
Reach out and touch someone: Indo-Pacific Asia’s tactical and strategic bombers
Long-range strike aircraft, ranging from tactical to strategic bombers, provide nations with potent power projection and deterrence capabilities. The ...
23 Apr 2019
Fifth-generation fighters and the keys to regional dominance
As the fifth-generation revolution continues to transform Australian and allied air forces, regional air forces have been modernising and expanding t...
17 Apr 2019
Higher, faster, further – The pursuit of next-generation fighter dominance
While F-35 production ramps up, American and European research and development efforts have turned to a next generation of air supremacy aircraft with...
16 Apr 2019
Integrated air power and special forces as force multipliers in Australia Forward
Long-range air power and integrated air defence have long served as two powerful force multipliers in developing a balanced continental defence and ...
16 Apr 2019
From Stuka to the Apache, Tiger and B-1: The role of close air support as a force multiplier
With screaming sirens, the infamous diving Stuka set the standard for combined arms close air support operations. While techniques and technology have...
15 Apr 2019
Photo Essay: RAAF training capabilities on show
The Royal Australian Air Force was able to show off 15 different aircraft in its fleet at the Avalon Airshow, including four different planes used fo...
12 Apr 2019
Air dominance, long-range strike and power projection
Since the introduction of combat aircraft in the First World War, air power has served as the unrivaled king of the battlefield. Technology has transf...
11 Apr 2019
Air Force receives latest P-8A Poseidon aircraft
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne and Defence Industry Minister Linda Reynolds have welcomed the receipt of the Royal Australian Air Force’s latest...
10 Apr 2019
Prime confirmed to deliver US$1bn worth of next-gen EW capability
In a major program milestone, the prime contractor responsible for the delivery of the Royal Australian Air Force’s new fleet of MC-55A Peregrine ...
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