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Monday, August 11, 2014

Snapshot: Exercise Pitch Black 2014

Here are some photos taken on a recent trip to Darwin to photograph movements for exercise Pitch Black. Ex Pitch Black is the RAAF's largest and most complex air exercise. International participants included the United States Air Force, the Republic of Singapore Air Force, the Royal Thai Air Force, The Royal New Zealand Air Force, United Arab Emirates Air Force and the French Armed Forces.

All photos taken at RAAF Darwin International (YPDN/DRW) between August 2nd and August 8th.


Boeing C-17A Globemaster III 00-0180 62nd Airlift Wing, McChord AFB, Washington


RAAF Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-220


RAAF Lockheed C-130J-30 Hercules A97-441


Singapore AF Gulfstream G550AEW serial 017


Singapore AF Lockheed Martin F-16CJ Fighting Falcon serial 641


United Arab Emirates Dassault Mirage 2000-9DAD serial 710


United Arab Emirates Dassault Mirage 2000-9EAD serial 726


RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-14 flying in tandem approach with A21-39


RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-25 in tandem with A21-1


RAAF McDonnell Douglas F/A-18A Hornet A21-49 with A21-50


RAAF Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornet A44-220


Singapore AF Boeing F-15SG Strike Eagle serial 8317


Thai AF Saab JAS-39D Gripen Kh20k-1/54


US Marines Lockheed Martin KC-130J Hercules 167927


RAAF Boeing E-7A Wedgetail (737-7ES) A30-002


A formation of four Singapore AF F-16s


A formation of four RAAF Hornets


A RAAF hornet and a United Arab Emirates Mirage 2000-9


Singapore AF Boeing KC-135R Stratotanker 752


United Arab Emirates Airbus A330-243 MRTT 1300


A formation of Singapore AF F-15s