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.
The battle to dominate the airspace on Exercise Diamond Shield
11 June 2019
For three weeks during Exercise Diamond Shield there was a battle to dominate the airspace off the coast of Newcastle involving Australian and United States fighter jets.
As part of Exercise Diamond Shield candidates from the Air Warfare Instructor Course (AWIC) have been fighting it out as the “blue” force against the United States Air Forces 18th Aggressor Squadron (18 AGRS) who have been playing one of the “red” air elements.
The 2019 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Girls Day Camp aims to inspire and encourage Year 4, 5 and 6 girls from the Ashdale cluster primary schools to join STEM fields in the future.
On Saturday 08 June 2019 a parade will be held at Government House in honour of Her Majesty The Queen’s 93rd Birthday. The occasion will be marked by a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18A/B Hornet flypast over Government House, Sydney at