While Australia’s requirement to replace its aging F-18s captures much public attention, other military aircraft procurements in the country’s pipeline include a new primary trainer and advanced maritime patrol aircraft. Australia’s defense department publicly agreed last October to help with further development of the Boeing P-8A with the intent of eventually purchasing the aircraft. It has, however, yet to order the P-8A. These would replace the air force’s 19 Lockheed Martin AP-3C ...
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