This story by Andrew McLaughlin from the May 2013 edition of Australian Aviation looks at the long journey of the KC-30A’s introuction into RAAF service.
Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld has been appointed the new Chief of Air Force, while Major General Greg Bilton will be the ADF’s new Chief of Joint Operations.
The Australian government is acquiring a second Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude long-endurance maritime unmanned ISR air vehicle.
The Australian Defence Force will acquire four modified Gulfstream G550 business jets to strengthen the country’s electronic warfare capabilities.
The United Status Navy has awarded Boeing a US$4.04 billion (A$5.7 billion) multi-year contract for the production of 78 F/A-18E/F Block III Super Hornets.