Great to see the F-35 Lightning II in the skies of Paris yesterday!

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Raymonde Forster
John Carter
Lloyd Stevens
Refuelling the STORM | What a great day of refuelling action during the final days of Exercise Diamond Storm. It was our pleasure to share the fantastic work our personnel do, with local and interstate media.

Shout out to 9 News Darwin for tonight's story.
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Stacey Brazil
Daniel Brooks
Craig Lucas
The ADF will send two P3 aircraft to the Philippines to support the fight against terrorism.

Terrorism is a regional threat and Australia will continue to work with our partners in South East Asia to counter violent extremism.
Royal Australian Air Force 06/23/2017
Tan TC
Daveo Lynchie
Kris Hadley
Last week, we commemorated the 95th anniversary of the burial of Sir Ross Smith, KBE, MC and bar, DFC and 2 bars, AFC.

One of our leading flying aces of WWI, Sir Ross Smith was the most highly decorated airman of the Australian Flying Corps, earning a Military Cross twice, the Distinguished Flying Cross three times and the Air Force Cross. He was knighted in 1919 for his epic endurance flight...
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Last week we commemorated the 95th anniversary of the burial of Sir
Bobby Dazzler
Bene Cochran
Paul Harvey
Brain STORMING at St Joseph’s | St Joseph's Catholic College Katherine in the Northern Territory, were excited to receive a visit from our personnel during Exercise Diamond Storm.

An Avionics Technician, Military Working Dog Handler and Firefighters explained their jobs within Air Force to the students.

Students were thrilled to try on a Military Working Dog bite-arm and firefighters...
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Brain STORMING at St Josephs St Josephs Catholic College Katherine in the
Sarah Smyth
Dan Johnson
Shiralee Purcell
AIR FORCE TROPHY | Congratulations to the cadets and staff of No. 3 Wing Australian Air Force Cadets.

The Air Force Trophy is awarded annually to the most proficient Australian Air Force Cadets Wing from the previous year.

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AIR FORCE TROPHY Congratulations to the cadets and staff of No 3
Jennifer Jill Resman
Bene Cochran
NEW COMMAND | Changing of the guard for our Air Task Group on Operation Okra in the Middle East.

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NEW COMMAND Changing of the guard for our Air Task Group on
Trish Wiltshire
Works of art, from the heart... ❤

Shout out and a big THANK YOU to Aussie Hero Quilts (and Laundry Bags) from our Air Task Group who are loving their custom designed swag!

Find out more about the great work of Aussie Hero Quilts at [ Bit.ly Link ].

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Works of art from the heart Shout out and a big THANK
Marluce Bacelar
Cyrelle Mitchell
Terry Baxendale
United States Marines from Marine Rotational Force Darwin took on an Aussie favourite during Exercise Diamond Storm in the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback.

Do you think he liked it?

#VegemiteChallenge #ExDS17 #AusAirForce Australia.com
Stephen Allaway
Devorah Gallo
Steve James
Go get em Team Invictus - Australia!

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Go get em Team Invictus  Australia 

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Robert C Lawson
Christopher Mayers
Everything is better with a mate…

Here two of our F/A-18 Hornets take off in unison from RAAF Base Tindal for an Exercise Diamond Storm mission in the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback.

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Everything is better with a mate Here two of our FA18 Hornets
Jacqui Fenwick
Haren Samivel
Steven Jaymz Pallet
Capture the STORM | Plane spotters in the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback ready your cameras!

Find your favourite spot outside RAAF Base Darwin or RAAF Base Tindal and check out our F/A-18 Classic and Super Hornets, C-130J Hercules, E-7A Wedgetail and KC-30A MRTT aircraft as they take to the sky for Exercise Diamond Storm tomorrow, Wednesday 21 June.

The action starts at 6.30pm,...
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Capture the STORM Plane spotters in the Northern Territory Australias Outback ready
Mark Callaghan
Narelle Smith
Dave Dewar
Surveying the STORM | Our Air Battle Managers and Surveillance Operators are putting it all on the line during the climax of Exercise Diamond Storm. Operating from 114 Mobile Control and Reporting Unit in the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback, they are putting their skills and knowledge to the ultimate test in our Air Warfare Instructors Course.

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Surveying the STORM Our Air Battle Managers and Surveillance Operators are putting
Linda Kane
Cooking up a STORM ‍ | Exercise is hungry work, and feeding the masses during Exercise Diamond Storm takes many hands. Our Air Force and U.S. Marine Corps cooks are working together to cater for the increased personnel at RAAF Base Darwin. Bon appétit...

#ExDS17 #FoodSpam #AusAirForce
Christine Jane
Sue-Ellen Harris
Caitlin Siebuhr
FUEL FOR THE FIGHT | Disrupting and degrading Daesh is the mission of our Air Task Group on Operation Okra in the Middle East.

Keeping them fuelled whilst in the air, and in the fight, is our hard working KC-30A crew who have achieved their 1000th mission with over eighty million pounds of much needed fuel delivered to coalition aircraft.

#AusAirForce #DefeatDaesh
Peter Hallam
David Chambers
Kirra Hope
Our Government and Minister for Defence, Marise Payne, are continuing to enable our defence capability - recently announcing heavy investment in Australia’s space-based intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities...

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Our Government and Minister for Defence Marise Payne are continuing to enable
Robert C Lawson
Lachlan Adams
In the darkening sky of the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback, one of our F/A-18 Hornets begins a night mission from RAAF Base Tindal during Exercise Diamond Storm.

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In the darkening sky of the Northern Territory Australias Outback one of
Amanda Paine
Chris Halvorsen
Steven Jaymz Pallet
Controlling the STORM | Our Joint Battlefield Airspace Controllers from No. 452 Squadron are putting their skills to the test during Exercise Diamond Storm in Darwin, Northern Territory.

Seamlessly managing the Darwin airspace, they enable a force that is agile and ready to respond to any threat and are responsible for ensuring military mission timings and civilian aircraft schedules are...
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Controlling the STORM Our Joint Battlefield Airspace Controllers from No 452 Squadron
Craig Petersen
Joshua Sarvari
Siân Llewwy
Nothing satisfies an appetite quite like our Globemaster...

In two deliveries last week, the big airlifter airdropped 5000 ration packs spread over 32 bundles (over 10 tonnes in total) to 3rd Brigade - Australian Army, which is conducting Exercise Brolga Strike 17 near Townsville, Queensland.

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Nothing satisfies an appetite quite like our Globemaster
John Poelwyk
David Wilde
Protecting the DIAMOND | Personnel from No. 2 Security Forces have been working around the clock to ensure the safety and security of personnel and aircraft at RAAF Base Darwin and RAAF Base Tindal during Exercise Diamond Storm in the Northern Territory - Australia's Outback.

#ExDS17 #SafetyFirst #AusAirForce
Protecting the DIAMOND Personnel from No 2 Security Forces have been working
Rotty Weiler
Jordan Fauth
Adelina Knight