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Air Force capability flying high

A Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules, left, is refuelled from a U.S. MC-130J Air Commando II during a forward area refuelling point training scenario at RAAF Base Tindal during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021. Photo: 1st Lt. Joshua Thompson

There were a number of firsts for Air Force during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021, from the transfer of fuel from a United States Air Force aircraft to the deployment of mobile aircraft arrestors.

HMAS Canberra takes centre stage for celebrations

HMAS Canberra provides a perfect platform for NSW Rural Fire Service personnel and other guests as F/A-18 Hornets from the Royal Australian Air Force fly over Sydney Harbour during Australia Day celebrations. Photo: Leading Seaman Christopher Szumlanski

HMAS Canberra played a starring role in Sydney’s Australia Day celebrations as the centrepiece of the traditional Salute to Australia on Sydney Harbour.