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Avalon 2017: RAAF embarks upon road to Jericho

1st March 2017 - 16:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in Melbourne


Plan Jericho, an effort by the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) to bring down walls between users and operators and create a fifth-generation fighting force, was a key feature of the Avalon Air Show.

Plan Jericho was launched two years ago to make the most of mature in-service equipment such as Wedgetail and Super Hornet aircraft, as well as pending equipment such as EA-18G Growler, P-8A Poseidon and F-35A Lightning II aircraft and unmanned platforms like Triton and an improved JORN over-the-horizon radar. As well, the plan hopes to include naval and army platforms, and incorporate new lower-level systems.

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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