Australian Peacekeeping : Honoring 70 Years of Service

09/18/2017: A national commemorative service to mark the 70th Anniversary of Australian Peacekeeping and a dedication ceremony for the new Australian Peacekeeping Memorial was held at the site of the new memorial on Anzac Parade, Canberra on Thursday 14 September 2017. The public event was attended by His Excellency General the…

Growler Arrives in Australia

03/09/2017: Minister for Defence, Senator the Honourable Marise Payne unveils the EA-18G Growler aircraft at the 2017 Australian International Airshow. RAAF Chief, Leo Davies, discusses the importance of integration for the Australian forces with the coming of new aircraft to the force. Credit: Australian Ministry of Defence February 28, 2017

The Arrival of the First P-8A to Australia

11/17/2016: The Prime Minister of Australia, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, Minister for Defence Industry, the Hon Christopher Pyne MP, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, the Hon Peter Dutton MP, Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Leo Davies AO, CSC and President Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific of Boeing,…

Air Marshal Davies Visits Air Task Group

11/22/2015: Newly appointed Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Leo Davies, recently visited the Air Task Group (ATG) in the Middle East region. Davies is seen aboard both the KC-30A tanker and the Wedgetail AEW aircraft. The RAAF ATG is operating at the request of the Iraqi Government within a…

Plan Jericho Workshop, Canberra, Australia: The RAAF Focuses on Joint Combat Transformation

08/07/2015: When former Chief of Staff of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) launched Plan Jericho, he underscored that the core opportunity, which the F-35 provided for the RAAF and the Australian defense forces, is opening up an era of continuous transformation. In his presentation, February 23, 2015 to the…

RAAF Deployment to the Middle East

08/04/2015: During a visit to Australia in August 2015, Second Line of Defense had a chance to talk with senior RAFF personnel about the operations in Iraq and Syria. There will be more to come as these interviews are completed, but a key point was that two new combat systems were…