New RAAF pilot training contract signed

Pilatus

Formal contract arrangements have been signed between the federal government and Lockheed Martin Australia to provide and support the Australian Defence Force’s new pilot training system, after the company was named as the preferred tenderer the AIR 5428 project in September. Under the acquisition and … [Read more...]

Second LHD commissioned

The Governor General of Australia, His Excellency General, the Hon. Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK, MC, (Retd), receives a Royal Salute from the band and Commissioning Guard during HMAS Adelaide's Commissioning ceremony.

The second Canberra class amphibious assault ship built for the Royal Australian Navy, HMAS Adelaide, was commissioned into the fleet at Garden Island on Friday. Governor-General Sir Peter Cosgrove, Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne and Chief of Navy Vice Admiral Tim Barrett attended the ceremony, … [Read more...]