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Australia to procure an additional MQ-4C Triton

The Australian Department of Defence has announced that it will acquire a third Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude, long-endurance (HALE) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV).

Babcock selects GlobalRanger for Australian special forces bid

Babcock Australia has down-selected Bell’s 429 GlobalRanger as its bidding platform in the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF’s) search for a new special operations helicopter under Project LAND 2097 Phase 4.

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Mustang A68-110: Fancy a snifter?

Ever since his first inspirational flight in an Australian Mustang,...

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Disaster Down Under!

Australia is starting to emerge from its worst bushfire season in living memory, with severe weather switching to storms and floods in some states. Khalem Chapman and Paul Eden scrutinise the aviation offensive to protect life and land.

Shortlist released in Australian Army tactical UAS replacement project

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.

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East Sale's Trainer Transition

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.

RAAF begins Litening Pod trials on C-130J

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.

Australia selects MQ-9B for Project Air 7003

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.

Last batch of Australian PC-21s en-route

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.

Aussie Hornets return

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