Historic Air Force Boat to be Restored

Air Force has been gifted the only remaining World War II RAAF rescue launch for the Air Force Heritage Collection. The boat was transported in February by road from Lakes Entrance, Victoria, to the History and Heritage facility at Spotswood, Victoria. Senior Air Force Curator, History and Heritage – Air Force, David Gardner, accepted the donation from its owner, Howard…

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UK Launches First P-8A MK54 ASW Torpedo

August 6, 2021 – A drogue parachute slows the descent of a Mk54 lightweight torpedo seconds after it was dropped by the new guardians of the UK’s strategic deterrent. A Poseidon P8 from 120 Squadron dropped the practice weapon into the Moray Firth – the last act in a simulated attack on a submarine. It’s the first time the American-built…

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