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MMP-MHT report in Satory

MBDA partners with Ferra for LAND 400

MBDA has announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding with Brisbane-headquartered Ferra to work together in support of an Australian Industry Capability (AIC) proposal for LAND 400. “Our product for LAND 400 - MMP - is the only … [Read More...]


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Sixth RAAF KC-30A arrives at Amberley

The sixth Airbus Defence and Space KC-30A MRTT for the RAAF arrived at Amberley, south-east Queensland on September 1. The former A330-203 airliner saw service with Qantas and Jetstar as VH-EBH and first flew in 2007. It was … [Read More...]

JSF Test Shot

Martin-Baker opens Australian field office

UK-based Martin-Baker has opened an Australian field office at RAAF Williamtown near Newcastle, the company’s first F-35 capable field office located outside of the US and UK. The new office has been established to support not … [Read More...]


AU-1 First Flight at Fort Worth, Texas.  Pilot Al Norman, the  F-35 Chief Test Pilot, flying Australia's first F-35.

Coming home

Australia stakes its claim as the Asia Pacific hub for Joint Strike Fighter sustainment, as the F-35 prepares to make its Australian debut. Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne has vowed to continue arguing the case for … [Read More...]

A pair of Royal Australian Air Force EA-18G Growlers en route to the Australian Air Show in Avalon.

Crawl, walk, Growl

Director Growler Transition Office explains how striving to successfully introduce the EA-18G airborne electronic attack capability with the RAAF, and the wider ADF, is about more than just the ‘whoosh-bang’ of missiles test-fired … [Read More...]