RAAF, RAF and USAF sign E-7A Wedgetail development
The Royal Australian Air Force, Royal Air Force, and US Air Force leadership have signed a joint vision trilateral statement for the cooperative development of E-7A Wedgetail airborne early warning and control aircraft.
RAAF Chief Air Marshal Robert Chipman, UK Air Chief Marshal Sir Richard Knighton, and USAF Chief of Staff General CQ Brown signed the mutual agreement of intent to work collaboratively, during the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF Fairford, United Kingdom on 14 July.
“This joint vision statement is a testament to the close relationship shared historically by our three Air Forces,” said AIRMSHL Chipman.
“I look forward to continuing our joint interests in this versatile and impressive capability.”
The trilateral agreement confirms the commitment from all three nations to work together on Wedgetail capability development, evaluation and testing, interoperability, sustainment, operations, training, and safety.