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First RAAF C-27J Spartan Arrives in Australia

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.

Melbourne fires Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles

The Defence Department announced on June 26 that the Royal Australian Navy Adelaide class frigate, HMAS Melbourne, has successfully fired two Evolved Sea Sparrow Missiles

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Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles Australia assists Australian civilian tanker

Brisbane-based company Holmwood Highgate has been awarded a contract to design and manufacture a total of 276 integrated tankers,

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NUSHIP Adelaide commences sea trials

BAE Systems announced on June 23 that NUSHIP Adelaide, one of two Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD) ships being built for the Royal Australian Navy (RAN), left Williamstown (17 June)

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Netherlands orders 12 new Bushmasters

A dozen life-saving Bushmasters are going into production in Bendigo for export to the Netherlands

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Two additional KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft for the RAAF

Defence Minister Kevin Andrews announced on July 1 that the Australian Government will purchase two additional KC-30A Multi-Role Tanker Transport aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force.

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International participation in Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015

Australia and the United States are preparing for Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 2015, the largest combined military exercise undertaken by the Australian Defence Force (ADF).

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Army bids farewell to Chief

The Chief of the Australian Army, Lieutenant General David Morrison, AO, officially handed over the command of the Army on Friday May 15, at a parade in Canberra

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