Australia has announced a $ 78 million decoy procurement. Decoys that will be used in F-35A Lightning and F/A-18F Super Hornet platforms will be purchased under Air 6000 Phase 3 project. It is stated that the systems will be supplied in order to ensure the safety of the aircraft in high-density combat areas. It will also procured from Thales Australia.
Australian Defence Minister Christopher Pyne, who made a statement about the procurement process, reported that the number of platforms reaching the country reached four with two additional F-35 Lightning II. Platforms will serve RAAF Williamtown Air Base at Number 3 Squadron.