Air

Law enforcement agencies and military units responsible for major event security are increasingly looking for counter-UAS solutions.

Senior Republic of Korea U.S. government, military and aerospace industry officials have celebrated the public debut of the country's first F-35A Lightning II jets.

Defence Minister Marise Payne has used the biennial Air Power Conference in Canberra to announce that the RAAF’s new P-8A Poseidon aircraft have achieved initial operating capability.

The New Zealand Labor Government elected in October last year has won more time to determine whether a pre-approved purchase of up to four Boeing P-8A Poseidons is in the country's best interests.

The P-8A Poseidon, Australia’s new maritime surveillance aircraft, has achieved Initial Operating Capability (IOC) five months ahead of schedule.

When learning to fly vertical reference, it’s all about getting the head out the window and looking down

VADM Winter's team is currently engaged in protracted negotiations with the world's largest defence contractor.

Frequentis’ critical contribution to the success of OneSKY was formally recognised by Airservices and Thales during a dedicated ceremony on 7th March.

Defence’s Deployable Air Traffic Management and Control System (DDATMCS) project has recently been placed on the government’s Projects of Concern list, due to the fact that it is reportedly running more than two years behind schedule.

Though it lacks the anticipation and excitement surrounding the forthcoming Phase 6 capability upgrade planned for the RAAF’s E-7A Wedgetail Airborne Early Warning and Control (AEW&C) fleet, the Phase 5A compliance and interoperability upgrade of Project Air 5077 is nonetheless significant and has achieved some firsts.

Aircraft enthusiasts living in Adelaide were treated to the sight of several huge Antonov An-124 freighters coming and going from the airport just before Christmas, all in support of Australia’s 
P-8A Poseidon program.

There is almost a certain chance of Lightning, of the Lockheed Martin kind, occurring in Australia in 2018, as the RAAF prepares for the arrival of its first pair of F-35As.

The three simulators delivered by CAE Defence are now fully operational with pilots having already commenced the first weapons and tactics course this month.

This year's Exercise Red Flag will see four EA-18G Growler aircraft and crews from Number 6 Squadron at RAAF Base Amberley deploy will deploy on their first international exercise.

While major projects in the Land and Sea domains are likely to dominate next year, 2017 was a momentous year for air projects and could be described as 'a year of delivery'.