May 27, 2015

RAAF E-7A Wedgetail Achieves Final Operational Capability

The Royal Australian Air Force’s E-7A Wedgetail aircraft has achieved Final Operational Capability.
The RAAF fleet of six Wedgetail aircraft reached the milestone this month with the entire capability, from physical aircraft to logistics, management, sustainment, facilities and training, now fully operational and able to support ongoing operations.
The aircraft deployed on Operation Okra in the Middle East region, completing over 100 surveillance sorties with our coalition partners, flying more than 1,200 hours.
The home operating base for the Wedgetail aircraft is RAAF Base Williamtown in New South Wales.

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