Built on the proud history and traditions of the Australian Flying Corps and the Royal Australian Air Force, we will fight and win by generating integrated kinetic and non-kinetic air and space effects across the sea, land, air, space and cyber operating domains.
Air Force provides immediate and responsive military options across the spectrum of operations as part of a Whole of Government joint or coalition response.
We exploit the air power characteristics of persistent and precision effect, flexibility, perspective, reach, penetration, versatility and responsiveness.
We are leaders in: command and control of air and space operations; intelligence, surveillance and response; and targeting.
We are the leaders for strategic, operational, tactical, technical and logistic management of Australia's military aviation capability.
External Fuel Tanks Trial on Air Force C-130J Hercules
17 November 2018
External fuel tanks will be trialled on a pair of Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules transport aircraft over the next 12 months. The fuel tanks increase the fuel capacity of a Hercules from 19 tonnes to 27 tonnes.
Residents of Hawks Nest and Tea Gardens will be able to gain a sneak preview of the F/A-18A/B Hornet display for the Coates Hire Newcastle 500 – Supercars on Monday 19 November at approximately 10.30am to 11am