Government explores FMS terms for C-27J

Defence has submitted what it terms a 'nonbinding/no-commitment' Letter of Request to the US Department of Defense seeking price and availability information on the C-27J Spartan light tactical airlifter.
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Choules despatched north as LHDs deal with azipod concerns

A schematic diagram of the Canberra Class Amphibious LHD - one of the two azipod propulsors can be clearly seen. Credit: Defence
The Navy's Amphibious Heavy Lift ship HMAS Choules has been despatched to Queensland from Sydney yesterday as Tropical Cyclone Debbie bears down on Queensland while reports emerge of problems with the LHD azipod propulsion systems.