Tag Archives: C-17A Globemaster

Further support for Ukraine

Two Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles bound for Ukraine wait to be loaded onto a C-17A Globemaster III aircraft at RAAF Base Amberley. Photo: Leading Aircraftwoman Emma Schwenke

The Australian Government will provide further support to the Government of Ukraine by gifting 20 Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicles, including two ambulance variants, to aid the Government of Ukraine’s response to Russia’s unrelenting and illegal aggression. Australia’s response follows a direct request from President Zelenskyy during his address to the Australian Parliament on 31 March 2022.

Antarctic operation a breeze

Sergeant Michelle Espley from No. 23 Squadron at the Antarctic Circle sign during Operation Southern Discovery.

COVID-19 didn’t stop personnel from the mobile air loading team from successfully completing Operation Southern Discovery in Antarctica. 

Indigenous community flying high for NAIDOC Week

A didgeridoo competition at the mess and flights for members of the local Indigenous community, many of whom had never flown before, were among the activities held to celebrate NAIDOC Week at RAAF Base Amberley.