Boeing brings AH-64E Apache to Avalon

Back in 2001, Australia opted to buy the Eurocopter Tiger instead of the US Apache but now Boeing is pitching the latest generation Apache, the AH-64E, as a potential Tiger replacement. Should Australia head down that path, it would tick many boxes – it would be a FMS purchase with aircraft produced in the … [Read more...]

Army CH-47D Chinook finds a new home

Army's CH-47D Chinook, A15-151 at its new permanent home. (Defence/1CER)

Army's last retired CH-47D Chinook, A15-151, has now become a training aid at Robertson Barracks, Darwin, for use by the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment (1CER) and the 1st Brigade. A15-151 departed C Squadron, 5 Aviation Regiment, in Townsville for the final time on September 28 for a five-day journey to … [Read more...]