Govt to spend $12 billion to buy 58 F-35 fighter jets

Story Published: 23 Apr 2014

THE Federal Government will spend more than $12 billion to buy 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters to take Australia's fleet...

Military, Raaf, Tony Abbott

Cook soldiers to feed troops

Story Published: 23 Jul 2012

AN IPSWICH cook and his Tasmanian offsider are working overtime in the war-torn Middle East to ensure hundreds of soldiers...

Australian Army, Cooking, Food, Jason Newmann, Middle East, Otis Hodge, Raaf

Australian Super Hornets complete first mission over Iraq

Story Published: 6 Oct 2014

Australian fighter jets complete first armed mission over Iraq, dispatching Super Hornets although no strikes were...

Editors Picks, Military, Raaf, Super Hornets

Unique wedding proposal at war zone

Story Published: 18 May 2012

A TYPICAL engagement ring-in-a-Champagne glass proposal holds no appeal to Flight Lieutenant Cinda Lyons. Where's the...

Afghanistan, Proposal, Raaf

Large family hails Lance’s 90th

Story Published: 26 Mar 2014

VETERAN Lance Cooke celebrated his 90th birthday in a big way with all of his eight children, 12 grandchildren and his...

Raaf, Veterans

Aerospace hub clear for take-off

Story Published: 21 Mar 2012

THE Aerospace and Defence Support Centre in Ipswich is a step closer to fruition after the Federal Government agreed to the...

Australian Government, Ipswich, Raaf, Shayne Neumann

A blue day for the air force

Story Published: 3 Sep 2014

IT was the closest thing to a RAAF fashion parade you're likely to see as men and women lined up to pick out their new...

Editors Picks, Military Uniforms, Raaf, Raaf Base Amberley

Filling up in mid-air all in a day's work for RAAF pilots

Story Published: 21 Aug 2014

THE sky over the Northern Territory has been filled with aircraft this month as part of the biennial Exercise Pitch...

Exercise Pitch Black, Raaf, Raaf Base Amberley

Evans teen one of only six accepted into elite RAAF school

Story Published: 24 Dec 2014

HE was born into a family in love with flying so it’s no surprise budding Evans Head pilot Tyler Boyd is cut from the same...

Air Force, Raaf

Look it's a bird... it's a plane... no it's a bulldozer

Story Published: 8 May 2013

FORGET being trapped behind wide or oversized loads on the highway, the Army has a better idea.

Australian Defence, Editors Picks, Raaf

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