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BAE Systems Australia operational maintenance delivery

BAE Systems Australia operational maintenance delivery BAE Systems Australia took over operational maintenance of the Hawk 127 Lead-In Fighter on Friday, 1 July, in an extension of its contract for in-service support of the Lead-In Fighter training system. This marks the...

Sunglider HAPS achieves test milestones

Unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) maker AeroVironment announced the Sunglider solar-powered high-altitude pseudo-satellite (HAPS) achieved key test milestones, including reaching an altitude of more than 60,000 feet above sea level and successfully demonstrating mobile broadband communication. Sunglider’s development and testing...

BAE Systems continues air support role for ADF

BAE Systems continues air support role for ADF BAE Systems will continue its role supporting Australia’s military air operations with the announcement of a new four-year contract with the Australian Defence Force (ADF). The AU$9m contract is to provide mission system...

Minister for Defence – Minister applauds $901 million Wedgetail sustainment contract.

Minister for Defence – Minister applauds $901 million Wedgetail sustainment contract. Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston says a $901 million dollar Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control support contract unveiled on March 17 spells job security for hundreds of...

Bell and Safran Announce Shared Vision for On Demand Mobility

Bell and Safran Announce Shared Vision for On Demand Mobility New collaboration between Bell and Safran on the development of innovative hybrid electric propulsion systems for future air taxi and VTOL systems.   Cologne, Germany (June 19, 2018) – Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT)...
A Royal Australian Air Force KC-30A Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft

AUSTRALIAN KC-30A SUPPORTING COALITION AIR OPERATIONS

AUSTRALIAN KC-30A SUPPORTING COALITION AIR OPERATIONS An Australian KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft has recommenced operations in the Middle East. The KC-30A deployment is part of Operation OKRA, supporting the US-led Operation Inherent Resolve mission to defeat Daesh. Despite its territorial defeat,...

Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq Aug 11

August 10, 2015 Release # 20150810 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL Terrorists in Syria and Iraq SOUTHWEST ASIA – On Aug. 9, coalition military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria and Iraq. In Syria, coalition military forces conducted...

Pilot training

 Pilot training   Kym Bergmann / Canberra and Tamworth A clear blue sky, an azure swimming pool, gym, the gentle buzz of light aircraft arriving and departing, everything neat and clean, attentive smiling staff. Could APDR have been transported to a resort...

TAE Aerospace gains Woodward FCU repair approval for Asia-Pacific PT6As

Australia's TAE Aerospace has been approved for the repair of the Woodward Fuel Control Unit (FCU) used in high power PT6A engines for operators in the Asia-Pacific. This comes following TAE Aerospace gaining approval from Woodward to be a Licensed...

Upgraded S-70A Black Hawk simulator enters service for Australian Army

Upgraded S-70A Black Hawk simulator enters service for Australian Army CAE Australia announced on February 17 that a major upgrade to the Australian Army's S-70A Black Hawk full-flight and mission simulator (FFMS) has been completed on-schedule and recently entered service...

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