Air

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'.

The five-year base, 22-year rolling wave, performance-based contract includes engineering and logistic services.

According to GA-ASI CEO Linden Blue the technology will provide long-range patrol and relay capabilities to the MQ-9 to augment maritime mission sets

The Commonwealth plans acquisition of seven MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft under Project Air 7000 Phase 1B.

The RAAF and USN have signed a MoU to jointly develop the AN/ALQ-249 Next Generation Jammer Mid-band (NGJ-MB) capability.

Lockheed Martin Australia is responsible for identifying potential suppliers with the ability to develop, integrate, build, supply and maintain capabilities and elements within Australia.

A Lockheed Martin PAC-3 Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) interceptor successfully intercepted a tactical ballistic missile target on Saturday in the first-ever MSE test from a remote launcher.

Manufacturer of ejection seats Martin-Baker has opened an Australian field office at Williamtown as part of its commitment to supporting the F-35 in the Asia Pacific region.

Ghosthawk will replace existing mission information systems with an integrated, next generation intelligence support system capable of collecting, manipulating and disseminating data to pilots and their aircraft.

Chemring shares a keen desire with DST Group to further work the two organisations have already done in the air-launched countermeasures space.

In December one of Australia’s two F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters notched up an important milestone with the first release of a Paveway II Laser Guided Bomb (LGB).

Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Gavin 'Leo' Davies has described the implementation of the new Defence Aviation Safety Regulations (DASR) as a ‘seminal moment’, which has fundamentally changed the way military aviation safety is overseen.

The system will address the emerging, advanced threats and increased threat density using the latest Active Electronically Scanned Array.