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Taking the fight to the enemy – Land 400

Under Defence Project Land 400 two major armoured fighting vehicle acquisition projects will replace the Army’s existing and ageing vehicles over the coming decade, providing land forces with the means to take the fight...

Year of air strikes – OKRA

With RAAF air strikes against IS targets under the Australian Defence Force’s Operation Okra now in a second year, the success of recent ground operations has increased the operational tempo to record levels. In...

Super Hornets come of age

Following on from combat missions in the Middle East during 2014 and 2015 the F/A-18F Super Hornets based at RAAF Amberley have a busy operational year during 2016, including a deployment to Exercise Red...

The future of fixed-wing ADF pilot training

The contract to supply the Australian Defence Force’s future fixed-wing Pilot Training System (PTS) was signed in Canberra on December 8. Under the contract ‘Team 21’, an industry consortium led by Lockheed Martin Australia,...