The Royal Australian Air Force has successfully completed Exercise Red Flag Alaska 21-3, a two-week bilateral training exercise with the United States Air Force.
Behind every great defence force is an army of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians, all working to ensure that those on the frontline have the best technology, knowledge and know-how to outwit, outperform and outsmart adversaries.
The Royal Australian Air Force will deploy over 300 personnel and approximately 30 aircraft to RAAF bases Darwin and Tindal to conduct Exercise Rogue Ambush 21-1 from 15 June to 2 July 2021.
The ADF’s newest strike aircraft has successfully conducted its first public working display, in the skies over the NSW Central Coast.
RAAF Base Williamtown celebrated its 80th anniversary on February 15 with a small celebration hosted by Deputy Air Commander Australia Air Commodore Benjamin Sleeman at Fighter World Aviation Museum, NSW.
Australia’s fifth-generation fighter jet capability continues to grow with the recent acceptance of the 30th F-35A Lightning II from prime contractor Lockheed Martin.
An important element of an Air Force exercise is the opportunity to test the capability of people and equipment away from the familiarity of the home base. With a reduction in the ability to travel in 2020, squadrons have explored more unique ways to get the same results.
For personnel at RAAF Base Williamtown a low-flying F-35A Lightning II is hardly a remarkable sight, but a low pass conducted on August 28 held great significance for Wing Commander Darren Clare.
Exercise Lightning Storm has concluded after three weeks of intensive aerial combat training on the east coast of Australia.
Commander Air Combat Group Air Commodore Tim Alsop has taken the opportunity to visit the Martin Baker Australia ejection seat maintenance facility at the Williamtown Aerospace Centre.