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Army 27,461 personnel. The army intends (under its Adaptive Army initiative) to reorganise into a structure consisting of Army HQ and three functional commands: HQ 1 Div; Special Operations Command and Forces Command.

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARMY AVIATION (RAAA)

Australian Army Aviation Corps (AAAC) / Royal Australian Army Aviation (RAAAvn)

Forces by Role & Equipment by Type

incl Air Defence

AIRCRAFT 5 Transport Aircrafts.

Transport 1 sqn with 3 Tpt ac:

3 Beech 350 B300 (on lease)

2 DHC-6 Twin Otter

HELICOPTER 22 armed capable. Total 132 Helicopters.

Anti-Armour Attack 1 sqn with 22 Atk hel:

22 AS-665 Tiger ARH (PAH-2)


Support
4 sqn with 44 Spt hel:
1 sqn with 6 CH-47D Chinook;

1 sqn with 34 S-70 A-9 (S-70A) Black Hawk;

1 sqn with 6 MRH-90 TTH (NH-90) (ongoing delivery of 40)


Utility
2 sqn with 66 Utl hel:
41 Bell
-206B-1 (CA-32)-1 Kiowa (being replaced by Tiger);

20 Bell UH-1H Iroquois in store (decommissioned)

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

UAV

Reconnaissance 1 sqn with18 Recce UAV

Royal Australian Army Defence Systems

AD
SAM
48

MANPAD 30 RBS-70

RADAR LAND 21: 7 AN/TPQ-36 Firefinder (arty, mor); 14 RASIT (veh, arty)



FACILITIES

Australlian Army Main Headquarters: Canberra

Air Bases:

Townsville - 16th Army Aviation Brigade
Darwin
1st Army Aviation Regiment

No.161 Squadron - Bell-206B-1, PAH-2;

No.162 Squadron - Bell-206B-1, PAH-2

Oakey
No.171 Squadron - Bell-206B-1;

No.173 Squadron - Super King Air, DHC-6;

Townsville 5th Army Aviation Regiment

A Squadron - MRH-90 ;

B Squadron - S-70A-9;

C Squadron - CH-47D;

Canberra Training Command

Oakey Army Aviation School - Bell-206B-1, S-70A-9;

Oakey Army Helicopter School- Bell-206B-1

 
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   Australia AF News:

US Approves $1.3Bln Sale of Surveillance Aircraft to Australia

• US Approves $1.3Bln Sale of Surveillance Aircraft to Australia  (6/27/2017)

Team 21 in bid for Australian pilot training contract

• Team 21 in bid for Australian pilot training contract  (4/4/2014)

Australia Sticks With JSF, Will Buy Growlers, New Subs

• Australia Sticks With JSF, Will Buy Growlers, New Subs  (5/3/2013)


• Attempt to close open door led to fatal R44 crash  (5/3/2013)

• Australia plans to buy 12 EA-18G, 24 F/A-18E/F  (5/3/2013)

• BAE's superdrone Taranis to be tested at Woomera  (4/14/2013)

• Why Australia should scratch the F-35 and fly Sukhois
 (4/9/2013)

• First Australian F-35 Fighter Aircraft in Production
 (4/3/2013)

• MH-60R AMT/WLT for Royal Australian Navy
 (4/3/2013)

• MH-60R AMT/WLT for Royal Australian Navy
 (4/3/2013)

• RAAF Classifies Growlers as Support Plane
 (3/20/2013)

• Boeing Names Ferra Engineering a Supplier for Extended Range JDAMs
 (3/16/2013)

• Cancel Australia JSF program involvement: Greens
 (3/1/2013)


 

 



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