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7 Jul 2017

Australia welcomes its full fleet of Growlers

Australia has welcomed its final two EA-18G into its Growler electronic attack fleet, with a flypast over RAAF Base Amberley. ...
defence accepts upgraded hawks
6 Jul 2017
Defence accepts upgraded Hawks
The first cohort from the Royal Australian Air Force’s 79 Squadron has commenced training with the latest digital standard of Hawk advanced jet tra...
two wedgetails to receive full upgrade by    boeing
6 Jul 2017
Two Wedgetails to receive full upgrade by 2019
Following the government’s announcement of the $582.5 million upgrade of the Royal Australia Air Force’s (RAAF) E-7A Wedgetail aircraft yesterd...
5 Jul 2017
F-35 ‘nerve centre’ opened at RAAF base
Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has unveiled the first of the Royal Australian Air Force’s F-35A Joint Strike Fighter facilities at R...
5 Jul 2017
Aerospace prime secures $582 million project
The federal government has unveiled a $582.5 million project to upgrade the capabilities of the Royal Australia Air Force’s E-7A Wedgetail aircraft,...
29 Jun 2017
US approves Aus request for spy planes
The US government has given in-principle approval for Australia to purchase up to five Gulfstream G550 aircraft with modified intelligence, surveillan...
28 Jun 2017
Queensland lands $70m contract
Queensland’s defence industry is set to receive a boost, with Defence awarding a $70 million contract to a prime for the sustainment of the C-17A Gl...
26 Jun 2017
Australian manufacturing leader to partner with Lockheed Martin
Australian manufacturer of advanced carbon fibre composites Quickstep Holdings has announced it will be a supplier for Lockheed Martin’s new LM-100J...
23 Jun 2017
Defence releases request for information on F-35 components
The Department of Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group (CASG) has released a request for information (RFI) relating to F-35A Joint...
23 Jun 2017
Remotely piloted aircraft to receive upgrade
Aviation leader Rockwell Collins has been selected by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) to upgrade the Predator B remotely piloted aircra...

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