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23 Aug 2019

BAE awarded F-35 EW enhancement contract

BAE Systems has announced it has received a Block 4 Modernisation contract award from Lockheed Martin to enhance the offensive and defensive electron...
21 Aug 2019
Bombing capacity of RAAF F-35As quadrupled
Following the arrival of the GBU-39/B Small Diameter Bomb to Royal Australian Air Force No.3 Squadron, the bombing capacity of F-35As has significant...
21 Aug 2019
Sharpening Poseidon’s trident: More capability coming to P-8A
The US Navy has awarded Boeing a US$34.5 million contract to provide the equipment and kits to add a sixth mission crew workstation to previously deli...
19 Aug 2019
Boeing accelerates unmanned flight tests ahead of Loyal Wingman flight
Boeing Australia is rapidly evolving its autonomous systems technology capabilities in the lab and in the field as it prepares for the first flight of...
16 Aug 2019
RAAF training centre achieves important milestone
Trainees from the Royal Australian Air Force No.1 Flying Training School and Air Mission Training School have completed aircrew initial survival train...
8 Aug 2019
Maximising the role of a 5th-generation air force in projecting national power
PhD candidate Peter Hunter’s special report for ASPI has presented a series of important questions about the future of the Royal Australian Air Forc...
8 Aug 2019
Lockheed Martin expands multi-domain capability of the F-35
Lockheed Martin, the US Army Integrated Air and Missile Defense (AIAMD) Project Office and US Air Force successfully integrated F-35 track data with...
2 Aug 2019
Enhancing support for Australia’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighters
Defence Minister Linda Reynolds and Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price have announced a five-year, $91 million agreement between Defence and Lock...
30 Jul 2019
First Australian-trained F-35 pilots take flight
The first two Royal Australian Air Force pilots to complete the Australian F-35A Joint Strike Fighter transition course have flown in the aircraft for...
29 Jul 2019
Latest RAAF pilot grads benefit from synthetic training capabilities
CAE has announced the successful completion of a trial implementation of advanced synthetic training capabilities as part of the Introductory Fighter...

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