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Caribou Replacement.


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A couple of links for anyone interested in the Caribou replacement contenders. The Airbus Military site has links to their contender, the C-295, as well as our future tanker, the A330 MRTT (KC-30A), currently undergoing operational test & evaluation by the RAAF:

 

http://www.airbusmilitary.com/

 

Cheers, Willie.

 

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  • 6 months later...

Looks like they've gone with the Spartan. I thought the reason they were originally leaning towards it was because of US operation of it as well, but the US military has dropped it:

 

http://www.news.com.au/breaking-news/australia-to-buy-aircraft-the-us-rejected/story-e6frfku0-1226352411129

 

Cheers, Willie.

 

 

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