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25 Feb 2020

Agreement enhances Australia’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter capability

Australia’s F-35A Lightning II capability has taken a step forward with the opening of the Australian and UK F-35 Reprogramming Laboratory. ...
25 Feb 2020
US Air Force identifies ‘unfunded priorities’ wish lists for next-gen kit
The US Air Force has outlined a surprising list of next-gen capabilities it is keeping a close eye on as part of its “unfunded priorities list” fo...
25 Feb 2020
Defence unveils $1.6bn upgrade for RAAF Base Tindal
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced a $1.6 billion upgrade for R...
25 Feb 2020
USAF Secretary outlines budget, priorities and strategies for multi-domain, joint operations
US Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, alongside the secretaries of the other US military branches, has outlined a plan to develop multi-domai...
24 Feb 2020
Time for teeth: Strategic policy expert calls for Aussie long-range missiles
Author of the 1986 Dibb report, Paul Dibb, has called on Australia to consider the introduction of a credible long-range strike capability to be devel...
24 Feb 2020
TAE Aerospace completes first F135 engine turbine repair outside US
Ipswich-based TAE Aerospace has successfully completed the repair of its first Pratt & Whitney F135 engine fan module for the F-35 Lightning II J...
18 Feb 2020
Supporting allied long-range strike: Reviving the B-1R regional bomber concept
Following revelations that the US would begin retiring its fleet of Cold War-era B-1 Lancer bombers due to increased focus on the US Air Force’s nex...
14 Feb 2020
Europe launches demonstrator phase for FCAS program
The governments of France and Germany have awarded Dassault Aviation, Airbus, together with their partners MTU Aero Engines, Safran, MBDA and Thales, ...
13 Feb 2020
USAF demonstrates F-35A capabilities at Red Flag ’20
The latest F-35A equipped squadron of the US Air Force, the 421st Fighter Squadron, is bringing the fifth-generation fighter to its first Red Flag exe...
12 Feb 2020
US defence budget reveals mixed bag for Indo-Pacific Air Force units
Despite a US defence budget of $705 billion, it is proving to be a bit of a mixed bag for the US Air Force based in and around the Indo-Pacific, with ...

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