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First RAAF Triton UAV moves closer to arrival

The first Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton high-altitude long endurance unmanned aerial vehicle (HALE UAV) on order for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) will...
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Australia’s Strategic Defence Review Divergence

The military rise of the People's Republic of China has been rapid, even though warning signals have existed for years. Such strategic competition has...
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Watching the Neighbours

With political tension rising around the world, airborne special mission aircraft have arguably never been more important. Asia-Pacific states facing Chinese pressure on their South...
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Australia pumps in more funding for Ghost Bat development

The Australian government has announced an A$399 million funding package intended to advance development of key systems for the Boeing MQ-28A Ghost Bat Collaborative...
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Australia’s First MQ-4C Triton Takes Flight

Northrop Grumman Corporation successfully completed the first flight of Australia’s multi-intelligence MQ-4C Triton uncrewed aircraft on Thursday, Nov. 9 at its Palmdale Aircraft Integration...

RAAF Base Darwin fuelled up for expanded US presence

A US-funded fuel facility has been completed at Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base Darwin in northern Australia to support the planned deployment of...
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Australia commits to local ammunition manufacturing

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 6 October that the government it will invest A$220 million in state-owned munitions production factories in...
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Australia chooses TAE Aerospace for F414 engine test system upgrade

The Australian Department of Defence (DoD) announced on 25 August that it has selected TAE Aerospace to upgrade the test system for the General...
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JASDF readies F-35As for first overseas exercise

The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) is readying its fifth-generation Lockheed Martin F-35A Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters for the type’s first international drill...
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RAAF readies for Triton UAV operations

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has reactivated 9 Squadron on 11 June to prepare for the delivery of the Northrop Grumman MQ-4C Triton...

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