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US Space Missions: Coping with Technology Disruption

LTGEN (USAF retired) Larry James, a former Deputy Director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, will present our next Air Power Seminar on technology disruption and US space missions.

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The 2017 Chief of Air Force Essay Competition is now CLOSED.

The competition is open to all Australian citizens and recognised foreign military exchange members serving with the ADF.

The winner’s prize includes $2000 cash and, for medically cleared ADF personnel, a flight in a fast jet.

Entries close on 29 January 2018. 

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  • US Space Missions: Coping with Technology Disruption

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    LTGEN(USAF retired) Larry James will speak about the significance of the Australian contributions at Tidbinbilla to the NASA deep space missions and how, together with the other stations, the NASA deep space network provides around-the-clock contact with more than 30 spacecraft, including missions to study Mercury, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Pluto, comets, the Moon, and soon the Sun the Kuiper Belt.

    Fairbairn F2-Theatrette

  • Historys Role in Educating Air Power Strategists

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    In this presentation, Dr Ross Mahoney discusses the relationship between the study of history and the education of air power strategists.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

  • Fighting 5th Generation Airbases

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    In this Air Power Seminar, Wing Commander David Howard will discuss how this is being achieved by examining three key areas to developing the 5th Generation Airbase.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices

  • In The Bear’s Shadow: Russian Intervention in Syria

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    This presentation analyses the events that have occurred in Syria after the Russian military forces, predominantly its Air Force, actively engaged in the Civil War to ensure the survival of the Assad regime.

    Ngunnawal Theatre, Russell Offices