Operation Highroad

02/11/2019
A team of Australian Defence Force service men and women is helping Afghanistan to develop a professional, capable and sustainable air force. The Australians train, assist and advise their Afghan counterparts on command and control, armament and munitions, air operations, engineering, logistics and life support equipment maintenance. [maxgallery id="122620"] Their…

Return of HMAS COLLINS

02/08/2019
Members of the Submarine Community and HMAS Collins family members greeted HMAS Collins as she comes alongside at Fleet Base West, HMAS Stirling. [maxgallery id="122558"] Since returning to service after her full cycle docking, HMAS Collins has conducted a variety of activities on the East coast of Australia. HMAS Collins…

Italian Eurofighter Intercept

02/01/2019
Rome 17 December 2018 Two F-2000 Eurofighter jets have scrambled to intercept a civilian aircraft – belonging to an Australian airline and flying from Crete to Spain- that had lost radio contact. Communication was interrupted while the aircraft was crossing Italy's airspace. The two Air Force interceptor aircraft from 37th Wing-Trapani, having established that no emergency…

Marines in Trident Juncture 2018

01/31/2019
Marines are seen during an air assault in support of Trident Juncture 18, Oct. 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122959"] Trident Juncture allowed Marines to function as a Marine Air Ground Task Force in a unique and challenging environment.  The Marines departed from USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) via a CH-53E Super…

Operating in Norway. Trident Juncture 2018

01/29/2019
Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit board an MV-22B Osprey, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while conducting operations in the Alvund Fjord during Trident Juncture 2018, Oct. 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122978"] Also shown…

VMM-365 in Trident Juncture 2018

01/26/2019
MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 is staged on the flight line during Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Base, Norway, Nov. 1, 2018.  [maxgallery id="123002"] The exercise enhanced the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. …

The RAAF Prepares for Its Final Year of Operating the Classic Hornet

01/16/2019
A Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18B Classic Hornet returned to its base at Willimtown in New South Wales with a brand-new paint job. [maxgallery id="122692"] The distinctive design features black on orange tiger stripes along the dorsal spine of the No.2 Operational Conversion Unit (2OCU) aircraft and on the inside…