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Leonardo Australia has announced that the Essendon Fields Service Centre in Melbourne, VIC, has received CASA Part 145 approval from the Civil Aviation Safety Authority.

Speaking at the naming ceremony for Boeing’s MQ-28A Ghost Bat, Boeing’s Director Boeing Airpower Teaming System Glen Ferguson revealed mission payload configurations are in the ground test phase.

The first T129B ATAK attack helicopters were delivered to the Philippines last week following a six months delay.

Boeing P-8A team members and Spirit AeroSystems employees have laid the keel beam for New Zealand’s first P-8A.

The RAAF has selected ‘MQ-28A Ghost Bat’ as the military designator and name for the Loyal Wingman uncrewed combat aircraft.

The government says it is planning to invest $244 million in a major upgrade of a RAAF airbase near Derby in Western Australia.

The 2022 iteration of the biennial Singapore Airshow was held between February 15 and February 18 and provided a welcome return to business for a region hit hard by COVID-19.

High-speed travel could become a future reality thanks in part to the work of a team of scientists at the University of Southern Queensland.

Point Trading's Australian-made Night Eyes Aviation night vision binocular can now be used for the Sikorsky S-70 Black Hawk.

Lockheed Martin Australia and QinetiQ Australia have today announced a teaming agreement to support the former’s bid for the second stage of Defence’s Competitive Evaluation Process for the Air 6500 Phase 1 program.

The contract includes the upgrade of 42 aircraft for France (with the possibility to add another 25 helicopters) and 18 for Spain, with the possibility for Germany to join later.

AI company Consilium Technology is currently designing and testing a range of technologies that can be integrated into Lockheed Martin Australia’s future Joint Air Battle Management solution for the RAAF’s Air 6500 Phase 1 project.

Boeing has been awarded a US$103.7 million (A$143.5) contract by the U.S. Department of Defense as part of a foreign military sale for eight AH-6 light attack reconnaissance helicopters to Thailand.

The Commonwealth requested AN/AAQ 24(V)N Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) component systems required to support upgrades of the RAAF's C-17As, KC-30As, and C-130Js.

The tussle to supply the next tranche of air-to-air refuelling tankers to the US Air Force is now underway, with both Boeing and Lockheed Martin confirming they will offer their products should the US Government decide to compete the program.

The Hawk Lead-In Fighter will continue to train Australia’s frontline fighter pilots through to 2031 following a $1.5 billion commitment by the government.