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RAAF concludes air combat training Exercise Pitch Black 2018
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) biennial air combat training exercise, Pitch Black 2018, has concluded after three weeks of air operations in the Northern Territory.
Bilateral exercise Aviation Detachment Rotation 18-4 concludes in Poland
Troops from the US and Poland have completed their bilateral training, Exercise Aviation Detachment Rotation 18-4, at Powidz Air Base in Poland.
Exercise Northern Strike 2018 underway in Michigan, US
The joint and multi-national military exercise Northern Strike 2018 is currently underway in the US.
BAE Systems Australia technicians to undergo F-35 training in US
Eight BAE Systems Australia technicians are set to undergo the F-35 Lightning II fighter jet training programme in the US.
Australian Air Force conducts Exercise Pitch Black 2018
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has commenced this year’s Exercise Pitch Black in the northern territory of the country.
The air-launched, precision-strike StormBreaker bomb (formerly Small Diameter Bomb Increment II (SDB II)) is planned for integration on the F-15E Strike Eagle twin-engine aircraft in 2017. Raytheon Missile Systems is the prime contractor for the joint United States Air Force (USAF) and navy SDB II programme.
USAF’s F-22 Raptor pilots train with live missiles during Combat Archer
US Air Force (USAF) pilots of the F-22 Raptor tactical fighter aircraft have fired live missiles during the Combat Archer training event at Tyndall Air Force Base, Florida.
Rattler Ground Air Launched Supersonic Target (GAL-ST)
The Rattler is a new ground air-launched supersonic target (GAL-ST) system designed and manufactured by QinetiQ Target Systems, a part of QinetiQ Group.
RAAF’s F/A-18F and USAF B-52 bomber conclude joint training exercise
Australian Defence Force (ADF) air assets and US Air Force (USAF) B-52 Stratofortress Bombers have successfully completed a joint training exercise hosted in south-east Queensland.
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