C-27J Spartan Becomes Operational In Australia

BEIJING—Australia has declared the Leonardo-Finmeccanica C-27J Spartan initially operational, 18 months after accepting the first unit into service. The declaration ends a seven-year capability gap that began in 2009 when the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) retired Caribou battlefield transport...
Bradley Perrett

Bradley Perrett covered China, Japan, South Korea and Australia. He is a Mandarin-speaking Australian.

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