KC-30 aircrew training reaches a constant state

RAAF KC-30A pilot and air refuelling officer training should stabilise in 2017 as the tanker transport approaches full operating capability (FOC) and the first of two additional aircraft enters service later in the year. Using a Level D-certified full-mission simulator (FMS), an integrated procedure trainer … [Read more...]

Northrop Grumman Australia to double in size

Northrop Grumman Australia is planning to double in size over the next few years as it bids for new defence acquisition programs and prepares to support the MQ-4C Triton unmanned surveillance aircraft and F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as they enter RAAF service. “Our forecasts are pretty aggressive, we should … [Read more...]