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Second AWD begins sea trials

NUSHIP Brisbane, the second Hobart class guided missile destroyer (D41), has commenced its first phase of sea trials, which will test the ship’s hull, propulsion and navigation systems. This initial trials phase, which will occur … [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...]