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Australia’s first F-35A squadron achieves IOC

Australian Defence Minister Linda Reynolds announced on 28 December that the first squadron of Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters (JSFs) operated...
RAAF-MQ-4C-Triton-CGI-1

Airbus Australia Pacific signs Strategic Teaming Agreement with Northrop Grumman Australia

Airbus Australia Pacific has signed a strategic teaming agreement with Northrop Grumman Australia to cooperate in the delivery of advanced and optimised aircraft sustainment...

Boeing Australia’s Loyal Wingman aircraft taxis for the first time

The Boeing Loyal Wingman aircraft, an unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV) being developed with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has manoeuvred on the...
Airbus-A330-MRTT

Airbus selected for Communications and Mission System upgrade on the Royal...

Airbus has been selected by the Commonwealth of Australia (CoA) to develop a Communications and Mission System modernization upgrade for the Royal Australian Air...
Boeing ATS Engine Test

Boeing Australia’s ‘Loyal Wingman’ UAV comes to life

Boeing Australia announced on 15 September that it has powered up the engine of the first unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) prototype serving as one...
SkyRanger 70 UAS

RAAF demonstrates SATCOM-based UAS control from C-130J airlifter

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has successfully proven the feasibility of operating an unmanned aircraft system (UAS) using the satellite communications (SATCOM) suite...
Chengdu-J-20

The Generation Game

The selection of the F-35 by US defence partners in Asia shows how seriously the perceived threat from China’s own fifth generation Chegdu J-20...
Boeing-Australia

Boeing Australia Completes First Loyal Wingman Fuselage

The Boeing Australia team recently completed major fuselage structural assembly for the first Loyal Wingman. The aircraft is one of three prototypes that will...
Triton-US-Navy

Australia set to acquire second MQ-4C Triton maritime patrol UAV

The US Department of Defense (DoD) announced on 18 February 2020 that it will award Northrop Grumman with a sole-source contract to supply Australia...
Poseidon

Australia completed first full fleet of P-8A Poseidon

Australia’s first fleet of P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft is complete following the arrival of the 12th Boeing-built aircraft at RAAF Base Edinburgh in South...

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