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13 Dec 2019

Photo Essay: 2OCU says farewell to the Classic Hornet

This week, the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit conducted its final F/A-18A/B Classic Hornet flight under the Unit...
13 Dec 2019
Air Force welcomes next seven Joint Strike Fighters
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has officially welcomed the latest batch of F-35A Joint Strike Fighters to the Royal Australian Air Force fleet at RAA...
12 Dec 2019
RAAF concludes classic Hornet training as F-35 beckons
Pilots from the Royal Australian Air Force’s Number 2 Operational Conversion Unit (2OCU) have conducted their final flight in the Classic F/A-19A/B ...
9 Dec 2019
Industry welcomes ADF selection of MQ-9B SkyGuardian
Cobham Aviation Services has supported the Australian government’s selection of the MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant from General Atomics Aeronautical Sys...
5 Dec 2019
Airbus signs global support contract for European Tiger helicopters
Airbus Helicopters and the Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation (OCCAR) have signed a tri-lateral global support contract aimed at boosting t...
15 Nov 2019
US closes in on completing Turkey's F-35 exile
The Pentagon has revealed that it has nearly completed finding alternate suppliers for the components of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that Turkey was...
15 Nov 2019
European Tiger helicopter simulator modernisation complete
Thales and Rheinmetall have successfully finished the modernisation of the flight simulators for the Tiger combat helicopters, shedding light on the p...
14 Nov 2019
Tactical long-range strike and the heir to the F-111: Reviving the FB-22?
Growing conversation about the need for an array of long-range strike options for Australia is gathering speed, with a similar capability required by ...
11 Nov 2019
Balancing the need for air dominance, long-range strike and airlift in a contested environment
The nation’s long-vaunted strategic “sea-air gap” moat is shrinking, placing increased pressure on the tactical and strategic capabilities of th...
11 Nov 2019
ADF showcases capability at Edinburgh Air Show
The Australian Defence Force has showcased its most advanced military aircraft and technologies at Adelaide’s RAAF Base Edinburgh at the 2019 Edinbu...

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