Air Task Group Strike Element Return to Australia
Air Task Group Strike Element Return to Australia (1.14 mins)
Prime Minister, the Hon Malcolm Turnbull together with Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshal Mark Binskin and Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Leo Davies, today welcomed back to Australia the final contingent of Royal Australian Air Force strike aircraft, marking the end of Australia’s airstrike operations in Iraq and Syria. The Australian Air Task Group was deployed on 21 September 2014 at short notice and commenced their first mission 14 days later. The Hornets have operated continuously for more than three years, flying more than 21,400 hours.
|Publish Date||24 Jan 2018|