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RAAF

abbreviation for
(Military) Royal Australian Air Force
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Gifted by Friends of the RAAF Museum, the Spitfire replica is on display outside the Museum to represent an Mk VIII Spitfire operated by Number 79 Squadron in the South West Pacific Area of operations during World War II.
Still to come for the RAAF Hornets are replacements for their currently fitted AN/ALE-39 countermeasures dispensers and the ALR-2002 RWR to succeed the AN/ALR-67.
Pyne said, "The revised contract will sustain approximately 50 jobs, supporting Air Combat Capabilities located at RAAF Bases Amberley (QLD), Williamtown (NSW) and Tindal (NT).
During the early 1990s the RAAF equipped four of its C-130H airlifters with the AN/APR-39 RWR, AN/AAR-47 passive IR warning system and AN/ALE-40 CMDS to equip at least a small force of aircraft for modern combat and peace-enforcement operations.
Defence will invest $250 million in a Boeing training simulator system at RAAF Base Edinburgh, and $409 million to improve base facilities for full operations, estimated for completion by early 2019.
They are often used for maritime search and rescue operations and had been used extensively in the search for a missing Malaysian Airlines jet that crashed in waters off Australia in 2014, according to the RAAF.
The solution will help the RAAF optimize their Air Mobility Group air-lift operations, which is managed by the Air Mobility Control Centre (AMCC) in Sydney.
Flying as part of Air Task Group (ATG) 630, the KC-30A reached the milestone figure last April 27 during a sortie with a pair of RAAF F/A-18 Hornets.
The eight RAAF planes included in the contract will be the first P-8A aircraft delivered to Australia, with initial delivery set for autumn 2016.
On Dec 22, Air Force Director General Capability Planning Air Commodore Mike Kitcher had also announced that RAAF personnel have started training on Australia's first C-27J Spartan battlefield Airlifter in U.
New York (AirGuideBusiness - Business & Industry Features) Wed, Jul 30, 2014 - The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) successfully tested a Raytheon Company Joint Standoff Weapon C (JSOW C) against a hardened wall target at the RAAF Woomera Test Range.
The royal couple's visit to RAAF Amberley also saw the Duke and Duchess acknowledge Australian servicemen killed in recent con-flicts.