RAAF to acquire two additional KC-30s

KC-30A Refuel Boom Contact

Australia is to acquire two further Airbus KC-30A tanker-transports, taking the RAAF's fleet to seven, Defence Minister Kevin Andrews has announced. "The two additional KC-30A aircraft will be delivered in 2018 and provide a substantial increase to the air-to-air refuelling capacity of the RAAF," Andrews … [Read more...]

RAAF updates on Okra operations

Operation OKRA

RAAF Hornet and Super Hornet fighters have now dropped more than 400 precision-guided bombs on Islamic State (Daesh) targets in Iraq, an update released by the Department of Defence on Tuesday details. According to the update RAAF F/A-18F Super Hornets and F/A-18A 'classic' Hornets have now flown over 5,000 … [Read more...]