Oye! News from Australia
The Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, AO, officially handed over command of the Royal Australian Air Force to Air Marshal Leo Davies, AO CSC at a ceremony in Canberra today.
Air Marshal Brown ended his four year term by expressing his gratitude to all Air Force staff
RAAF Base Amberley was today on show for the Air Force Gap Year graduation and the Indigenous Australian Science and Infrastructure Development Winter School base visit.
Commander Combat Support Group, Air Commodore Scott Winchester, said it was an exciting day for the base.
Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Geoff Brown, AO, welcomed the first RAAF C-27J Spartan battlefield airlift aircraft in Australia at a ceremony at RAAF Base Richmond today, coinciding with the 90th anniversary of the base’s establishment.
The acquisition of the C-27J Spartan will
The Royal Australian Navy Adelaide class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, has successfully fired two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles, reinforcing her war-fighting and mariner skills.
The missile firings were conducted off the coast of New South Wales on 24 June against two unmanned aerial targets
HMAS Tobruk (II) sailed through Sydney Heads back to her home port at Garden Island for the last time today. The amphibious heavy lift is scheduled to decommission on Friday 31 July, after 34 years of service in the Royal Australian Navy.
Commanding Officer Tobruk Commander Leif Maxfield said
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Newcastle patrolling with the Combined Maritime Forces in the Middle East region has seized another 581kg of illegal narcotics with an estimated street value of approximately $520 million.
The half-tonne heroin haul is Newcastle’s fifth in two