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    Info/article on discount on Australia's F-111 for a third Battalion in Viet Nam War

    G'day all Im looking for information/article on the cost mitigation of the troubled Australian purchase of the F-111 in the 60's, where the American's promised/proposed a cost reduction/mitagation on the Australian F-111's, if they committed a third combat Battalion to the Viet Nam War! I'm...
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    RAAF Lockheed C-141 Starlifter & C-5 Galaxy consideration in 1960's??

    G'day all Sorry to do this, but I'm looking for a recent post on the Australian government/RAAF looking at the consideration of purchasing a handful of Lockheed C-141 Starlifter (and later C-5 Galaxy) in 1960's due to the short comings of its C-130 Hercules fleet, in supporting it's commitment...
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    The Cockatoo Heavy Cruiser

    From the page 80 of the book: Cockatoo Island: Sydney's Historic Dockyard: http://books.google.hu/books?id=1ulc79wlY54C&printsec=frontcover&hl=hu#v=onepage&q=cruiser&f=false These cruisers are designed by Cockatoo Island naval Dockyards in 1924 and Vickers in 1929. They resemble a...
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