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RAAF is afraid of capability gap in F-111 and F/A-18 bomber fighters replacement
Sydney, Australia - The aircraft should be replaced by F-22s in 2010
RAAF, the Australian Royal Air Force, should renew its bomber fighter fleet, which is made up of F-111s and F/A-18s, in 2010, according to USD 16bn Joint Strike Fighter program. The American F-22 Raptor, the stealth aircraft manufactured by Lockheed Martin, would be the most appropriate to replace old models, but USD 18m cost is too expensive for RAAF, though the US House of Representatives voted last...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency