Air

Although 35 Squadron RAAF ceased all flying operations with its 10 C-27J Spartan battle airlifters on 30 November, this was simply a temporary halt.

Australia's first two in-country F-35As are starting flying operations this week out of RAAF Williamtown.

The 12 months since ADM last reviewed Defence’s Air programs has seen significant progress towards respective major milestones and this tempo looks set to continue throughout 2019.

The US has launched its latest Missile Defense Review in an event at the Pentagon, foreshadowing greater investment in missile defence capabilities and associated technologies.

Australian researchers and RUAG Australia are investigating the use of laser metal deposition (LMD) production technology for faster and more cost-effective aircraft repairs.

After a sixteen-year wait, Australia's first two locally-based F-35A Joint Strike Fighters have touched down at RAAF Williamtown.

The latest report from the independent auditor has landed only a week before the first two Australian jets are to land at RAAF Williamtown.

The RAAF formally celebrated 50 years of Lockheed Martin P-3 Orion maritime surveillance operations with a multi-ship low-level formation flight around Adelaide.

Rescue efforts are underway for US military personnel off Japan following a "mishap" between a US Marine Corps FA-18/D Hornet and a KC-130J tanker.

Thales and Airservices have reached two key milestones in the delivery of the OneSKY program.

The first two of fifteen F-35A deployable cabins have been delivered to the ADF, marking an important milestone in the Australian JSF program.

The RAAF will disband one of its two King Air squadrons in December as part of its fleet consolidation plan.

The General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper variant has been chosen as Australia’s first armed remotely piloted aircraft system.

Ground has been broken on TAE Aerospace’s new Turbine Engine Maintenance Facility (TEMF) site in Bundamba, Queensland, which will support in-country sustainment of Australia’s fifth-generation fighter jets.

A RAAF KC-30A tanker has completed air-to-air refuelling trials with USAF F-22 Raptors.