DefenceToday – April 2016 (PDF Download)

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In this edition:

JOINT STRIKE FIGHTER – JUST ANOTHER FIGHTER BOMBER
Does the F-35’s design suit Australia’s future requirements

YEAR OF AIR STRIKES OVER IRAQ – OKRA
Year two of Air strikes against Daesh under Operation Okra

AUSTRALIA’S SUPER HORNETS COME OF AGE
F/A-18F succeeds in its baptism of fire in Iraq

CHINA’S GREAT, BIG, VERY CAPABLE FIGHTER FORCE
PLAAF transformed through extensive re-equipment program

FUTURE FULL SPECTRUM FORCE – 5TH GENERATION CAPABILITY
From platform-centric towards networked, full-spectrum force

JPADS TRIALS ENHANCE ADF AIR DROP CAPABILITY
Precision air drops using the Joint Precision Air Drop System

THE FUTURE OF FIXED-WING ADF PILOT TRAINING
Pilot Training System won by Team 21 led by Lockheed Martin

AIR-LAND FIREPOWER TESTED IN JOINT BATTLESPACE SETTING
Firepower demonstration at Puckapunyal Range