This week’s Throwback Thursday feature looks at VFA-122, the US Navy squadron which trained the initial cadre of RAAF Super Hornet aircrews.
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The RAAF’s 2OCU has unveiled a special paint scheme on one of its F/A-18Bs to commemorate its final year of classic Hornet operations.
Canadian media has reported the sale of 25 former RAAF F/A-18A/B classic Hornets to Canada has been finalised and the transfer of the aircraft will commence this year.
Airbus Australia Pacific will continue to provide through life support (TLS) for the RAAF’s Lockheed Martin C-130J Hercules for a further two years through to 2024.
Australia has ordered 49 Raytheon AIM-9X Block II+ infrared air-to-air missiles (AAMs) as part of a larger foreign military sales (FMS) block buy through the US Navy.