NIOA to make and export F-35 ammunition

Medium calibre munitions for the F35 lightning fighter aircraft will be produced in Australia and exported to allies including the United States following an announcement by the Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) joint venture. The venture, between Australian-owned NIOA and Germany’s Rheinmetall, will install a new production line at the government-owned munitions plant in Benalla to…

Boeing flies Australian developed pilotless jet – video

Boeing has flown its Australian developed unmanned Loyal Wingman jet for the first time, releasing a video (below) of the aircraft in flight. Boeing Australia revealed the flights on social media where it said: “We successfully achieved our first autonomous teamed flights using high-performance jets as test beds and Australian-developed mission systems technology.” The post…