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Introduction of Navy’s new maritime combat helicopters

Introduction of Navy’s new maritime combat helicopters and Joint Project 9000 Phase 7 contract signing for Helicopter Aircrew Training What: The first of Navy’s next generation submarine hunter and anti-surface warfare helicopter, the MH-60R Seahawk Romeo, has arrived at Nowra and...

East Sale RAAF Base to host Australian Defence Force flight training

East Sale RAAF Base to host Australian Defence Force flight training   REGIONAL Victoria will become the new home of an Australian Defence Force flight training program, which is tipped to boost the local economy by $19 million a year. Federal Defence...

Airbus Helicopters awarded Australia’s ARH Tiger support contract extension

Airbus Helicopters awarded Australia’s ARH Tiger support contract extension   Airbus has been awarded an extension of the Australian Army’s Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter (ARH) Tiger through-life support (TLS) contract by the Australian Department of Defence.   Airbus Australia Pacific Managing Director Andrew Mathewson...
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Leidos Australia calls for Australian industry to register interest for LAND 129 Phase 3

Leidos Australia calls for Australian industry to register interest for LAND 129 Phase 3 Leidos Australia has issued a call for Australian industry to register their interest to partner with the company for the Army’s LAND 129 Phase 3 Tactical...

Refueling Mishap Unlikely To Affect Delivery.

Introduction. On January 19 this year Australia’s first KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport lost part of its refueling boom as a consequence of a midair incident at high altitude involving a Portugese F-16. This occurred some distance off the coast of...

Australian official confirms Taranis test location

Australian official confirms Taranis test location A senior Royal Australian Air Force official has confirmed flight testing of the BAE Systems-led Taranis unmanned combat air system demonstrator took place at the nation’s Woomera test range, removing a classification status previously...

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq Jan 18

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq SOUTHWEST ASIA- On Jan. 16, coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, coalition military forces conducted three strikes using remotely piloted aircraft. Separately...

AIR 5428 – SOME DELAYS, BUT FOR A GOOD REASON

AIR 5428 – SOME  DELAYS, BUT FOR A GOOD REASON As the Royal Australian Air Force moves towards its plan of transforming itself into what it calls “the world’s first 5th-Generation Air Force”, the way the service, and indeed, the...

Honeywell and Australia¹s Flite Path Sign Agreement for Defence Aviation and Commercial Helicopter Customers

Honeywell and Australia¹s Flite Path Sign Agreement for Defence Aviation and Commercial Helicopter Customers Honeywell has signed an agreement with Flite Path, an Australian-owned aerospace parts supplier and stocking distributor. It will support the needs of military customers and civil...
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JP 9102 – ADF TO ACQUIRE NEXT GENERATION SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY

JP 9102 ADF TO ACQUIRE NEXT GENERATION SATELLITE TECHNOLOGY Even as the ADF’s ongoing satellite-based communications programmes are winding their way through the acquisitions and roll out process, Defence is already taking the next steps as the future battlespace will be...

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