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US Marines touch down at RAAF Base Darwin

March 14, 2022 1 comment

The troops will conduct Marine Rotational Force – Darwin until October, and this year’s contingent will consist of personnel from the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, based in California.

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RAAF Globemaster delivers military supplies to Ukraine

March 11, 2022 0 comment

A Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III has unloaded the second tranche of military supplies to Ukraine as part of Australia’s commitment to supporting the nation’s resistance against Russia’s invasion. 

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RAAF welcomes first F-35 deliveries of 2022

March 7, 2022 2 comment

The Royal Australian Air Force has confirmed its receipt of four additional F-35A Lightning II aircraft, taking the total size of the fleet to 48.

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‘Act of intimidation’: PM condemns Chinese laser attack on RAAF Poseidon

February 22, 2022 0 comment

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has dubbed China’s laser attack on an Australian surveillance aircraft as “reckless” and an “act of intimidation”, as he calls for an explanation from Beijing.

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Chief of Air Force plays down F-35 flying hours reduction

February 16, 2022 6 comment

AIRMSHL Hupfeld said the recent criticism was “completely unfounded” and insisted the reduction in time in the sky was actually due to “training and capability requirements”

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Comment: Looking beyond the Loyal Wingman

December 24, 2021 0 comment

Australia must begin investigating long-range airpower capability beyond the Loyal Wingman program, writes Charbel Kadib, news editor of Australian Aviation’s sister title Defence Connect.

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