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20 Dec 2017

F-35 project meets 2017 delivery target

Lockheed Martin has met the joint government and industry delivery target for 2017, delivering the 66th F-35 aircraft for the year. ...
chief of air force air marshal leo davies
19 Dec 2017
Defence slams Latham’s RAAF comments
The Royal Australian Air Force’s fast jet pilot course has had its first two female graduates, but the celebration has been marred with scathing co...
fast jet pilots
18 Dec 2017
First female pilots graduate fast jet course
The Royal Australian Air Force has celebrated the graduation of six students from its fast jet pilot course, including its first two female graduat...
14 Dec 2017
RAAF No. 35 Squadron celebrates 75th anniversary
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) No. 35 Squadron has marked the 75th anniversary of its formation with a celebratory flight over Sydney Harbo...
13 Dec 2017
Foreign buyer picks up Australian Classic Hornets
Defence Minister Marise Payne has confirmed 18 Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 A/B Classic Hornets will be sold to Canada. ...
12 Dec 2017
Australian UAV business expands to the US
Perth unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist Orbital is expanding its operations and will lease a purpose built facility in Oregon, US. ...
7 Dec 2017
Foreign military set to purchase Australia’s F/A-18s
Australia’s F/A-18 fighter aircraft will find a new home overseas, with a foreign government set to officially announce its intentions to buy the a...
4 Dec 2017
France takes first delivery of anti-tank guided weapon
A defence company offering its anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) for Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 project has had its system accepted by France’s def...
30 Nov 2017
US supersonic bombers arrive in Australia
Two US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancers have arrived at RAAF Base Amberley as part of the US-Australia Force Posture Initiatives. ...
29 Nov 2017
ADF to receive next generation of forward observer training
A defence prime has confirmed it will supply and install eight customised domes and 11 desktop trainer simulation solutions for the Australian Army an...

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