Dominating the skies of the Northern Territory, the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) F-35A Lightning II will participate in Exercise Pitch Black for the first time.
More than 2200 personnel from the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and US Armed Forces recently conducted Exercise Koolendong 2022, a combined arms littoral combat scenario across northern Australia.
In commemorating 80 years of operational service, No. 75 Squadron celebrated with a F-35A Lightning II display, Squadron Standards consecration parade and sunset dinner.
The largest Royal Australian Air Force Air Warfare Instructor Course (AWIC) to date, which culminated in Exercise Diamond Storm 2022, has concluded in the Northern Territory.
The ‘enemy’ enjoyed an advantage on Exercise Diamond Storm 22, with No. 75 Squadron flying F-35A Lightning II aircraft from RAAF Base Tindal in an adversary role.
Defence has a long and proud history of showcasing its cutting-edge assets and highly skilled personnel at public events throughout Australia.
Representing Air Force on the world stage has been a common occurrence for Aircraft Technician Sergeant Brooke Saunders.
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) continues to expand its F-35A Lightning II fleet with four new aircraft touching down in Australia in late February.
Combat and airspace battle management aircraft ruled the skies over Guam during Exercise Cope North 22, executing multinational missions.
Defence recently signed a five-year contract with BAE Systems Australia for the provision of support to Royal Australian Air Force F-35A Lightning II operations.