Next eight RAAF F-35As on track for 2018 delivery

Australia's next eight F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters are in production at prime contractor Lockheed Martin's Fort Worth final assembly plant ahead of delivery to the Commonwealth in 2018. Australia is acquiring 72 F-35As to replace the RAAF's F/A-18 'classic' Hornets, the first two of which, … [Read more...]

Airbus bolsters MRH 90 support at Townsville

Airbus Group Australia Pacific has placed 35 additional maintenance personnel in Townsville to support the Army’s operation of the MRH 90 trooplift helicopter. “Availability is the challenge for MRH 90 and we at our expense have placed 35 additional people into Townsville at the start of this year to … [Read more...]