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RAAF Pilots Complete Training Exercise In USA

RAAF Pilots Complete Training Exercise In USA

Air Force personnel have returned home after successfully completing two weeks of the most realistic and demanding tactical flying training available in the world during Exercise Red Flag 10-03. RAAF Williamtown’s 77 Squadron led the activity with support elements from […]


First Super Hornets on their Way to Australia

First Super Hornets on their Way to Australia

The historic first flight of Air Force’s Super Hornets into their home base, RAAF Amberley, will occur this Friday, 26 March 2010. Minister for Defence Senator John Faulkner will formally welcome the new aircraft to Australia during a ceremony at […]


737 AEW&C Maintenance Training Begins for RAAF

737 AEW&C Maintenance Training Begins for RAAF

RAAF BASE WILLIAMTOWN, New South Wale: Boeing has launched the first maintenance training program conducted under the five-year In-Service Support (ISS) contract for Project Wedgetail, Australia’s 737 Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) program. Training began on Feb. 15 with […]


Defense Capability Plan 2009-Update

Defense Capability Plan 2009-Update

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today launched the electronic update of the 2009 Public Defence Capability Plan (DCP). Mr Combet said as foreshadowed last year the Government intends to update the public version of the Defence […]


New Chinook CH-47 Helicopters for Australia

New Chinook CH-47 Helicopters for Australia

The Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner, today announced that the Government has given second pass approval to a major project to acquire seven CH-47F Chinook helicopters for the Australian Defence Force (ADF) at a cost of around A$755 million. […]


Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Potential Army Trucks Finalise Testing

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Material and Science, today announced that trials for competing medium to heavy weight trucks for the Australian Army had been completed. Tenderer to provide Medium to Heavy Weight Trucks to the Army under Project […]


First Mercedes-Benz G Wagons Delivered

First Mercedes-Benz G Wagons Delivered

Greg Combet, the Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that the Australian Defence Force (ADF) has taken delivery of eleven Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon vehicles. “Under Project Land 121 the Defence Materiel Organisation is acquiring 1200 of the G-Wagon […]


Increased Focus on Submarine Availability

Increased Focus on Submarine Availability

Greg Combet, Minister for Defence Personnel, Materiel and Science, today announced that a new Australian Submarine Program Office will be established in Adelaide next month. “The establishment of the joint Australian Submarine Program Office is a vital step towards achieving […]


The NH90 NFH Arrives In Australia

The NH90 NFH Arrives In Australia

The new generation NH90 NFH (NATO Frigate Helicopter) naval helicopter has arrived in Brisbane Australia. It has been transported from Milan, Italy to Brisbane in one of the biggest aircrafts in the world, the Antonov 124 along with the PT1 […]


 
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