The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has launched an operational test and evaluation process for six upgraded AP-3C Orion patrol planes delivered by Oct. 14, according to the Australian Defense Organization (ADO). The RAAF's Maritime Patrol Group Acceptance Transition and Evaluation Unit must certify the reconnaissance aircraft's various roles and develop new tactics and procedures, ADO said in a statement. The evaluation will include training exercises with the Australian Navy's ...

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