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Shortlist released in Australian Army tactical UAS replacement project

Khalem Chapman

The Australian Army has shortlisted four companies to compete in providing a replacement for its AAI RQ-7 Shadow 200 tactical unmanned aerial system (UAS) under its Project LAND 129 campaign.

Khalem Chapman
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East Sale's Trainer Transition

Patrick Dirksen and Frank Mink

Patrick Dirksen and Frank Mink were invited to Royal Australian Air Force Base East Sale, Victoria, to witness operations by the PC-21 and learn more about the benefits of the new training system that comes with it.

Patrick Dirksen and Frank Mink

RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J

Khalem Chapman

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has started flight-trials of the Northrop Grumman AN/AAQ-28(V) Litening sensor pod on a C-130J-30 Super Hercules tactical transport.

Khalem Chapman

Australia selects MQ-9B for Project Air 7003

Khalem Chapman

The Australian government has announced selection of the General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc (GA-ASI) MQ-9B SkyGuardian to provide the next-generation unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) for the Australian Defence Forces (ADF) under Project Air 7003.

Khalem Chapman

Last batch of Australian PC-21s en-route

Khalem Chapman

THE FINAL THREE Pilatus PC-21s destined for service with the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have departed Stans, Switzerland, on a ferry flight to the country.

Khalem Chapman

Aussie Hornets return

Thomas Newdick

SIX ROYAL AUSTRALIAN Air Force F/A-18As returned to RAAF Base Williamtown, Australia, after completing the first air combat exercise on Japanese soil.

Thomas Newdick

Roulettes fly first PC-21 display

Thomas Newdick

THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN Air Force’s (RAAF’s) Roulettes aerobatic display team conducted its first public display since transitioning from the Pilatus PC-9/A to the more capable PC-21 at RAAF Base Point Cook in Melbourne on October 3.

Thomas Newdick