The Royal Australian Air Force has taken delivery of its tenth Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II fighter, with the aircraft arriving at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona last week.
The RAAF EA-18G Growler which experienced an engine fire on takeoff from in January has been officially deemed “beyond economic repair and has been withdrawn from service”.
The C-27J is not a straight replacement for the RAAF’s much-loved Caribou, but nor is it a mini Hercules.
Australia is to acquire six Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton maritime unmanned aerial systems (MUAS), Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. The first RAAF Triton is scheduled to be delivered in…