Australian P-8 Trains Over the Indian Ocean

04/16/2018
A Royal Australian Air Force No 11 Squadron P-8A Poseidon with Harpoon missiles attached conducts a training sortie over the Indian Ocean. [maxgallery id="115538"] Australian Department of Defence March 28, 2018

HMAS Toowoomba Working Naval Cooperation in the APR

04/12/2018
HMAS Toowoomba departed Fleet Base East for a three month deployment to South East Asia. The helicopter frigate will participate in exercises with foreign navies and regional engagement including Malaysia, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea and Singapore. Credit Photos: Australian Department of Defence March 25, 2018

B-52 in Australia to Work With RAAF

04/12/2018
U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress Bombers arrive at RAAF Base Darwin to train with the Royal Australian Air Force as part of Enhanced Air Cooperation (EAC). [maxgallery id="115581"] Enhanced Air Cooperation builds on a broad range of combined air exercises and training activities undertaken between the US and Australia, which…

Exploring HMAS AE1

04/07/2018
His Majesty’s Australian Submarine AE1 was launched in the yard of Vickers Ltd at Barrow-in-Furness, England on 22 May 1913.  She commissioned at Portsmouth on 28 February 1914 under the command of Lieutenant Commander Thomas Fleming Besant, RN.  She was the first of two E Class submarines built for the fledgling Royal Australian…

Australian QRA Support for 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

04/05/2018
Aircrew from No. 1 Squadron, will be providing a quick reaction force as part of the Australian Defence Force (ADF) support to the Queensland Government for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. F/A-18F Super Hornet aircraft will be on alert to respond to any incursion of the airspace for the…

3rd Squadron Marks Changeover to F-35

04/04/2018
On 8 December 2017 ten F/A-18A/B Hornets, flown by No 3 Squadron pilots, form up in the shape of a number 3 to mark the final large formation of the classic jet under the No 3 Squadron color.  [maxgallery id="115507"] No 3 Squadron are set to change over to the…

Luke Days 2018

04/04/2018
Luke Days demonstrates the Air Force’s continuing progress in building the future of airpower with military and civilian air acts including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, F-35 and F-22 static displays, science, technology, engineering, and math exhibits, and military operations demonstrations. [maxgallery id="115693"] LUKE AIR FORCE BASE, AZ, UNITED STATES…

Ocean Explorer 2018

04/01/2018
Two submarines, 12 ships and embarked aircraft took  part in one of the largest fleet concentration activities, Exercise OCEAN EXPLORER 2018submarines. OCEAN EXPLORER was carried out over a three week period off the east coast of Australia, including the Bass Straight, Jervis Bay, Maitland Bay and adjacent sea and air…