The asylum seekers were spotted by a surveillance aircraft and later rescued by Sri Lankan Navy vessels, making it the second boat intercepted on its way to Australia in the past few weeks.
Warehouse workers in California are shocked by the "deafening" sound as a US Air National Guard F-16 fighter jet crashes through their roof.
A national safety regulator has renewed calls made 16 years ago for more runways lights at the Darwin Airport after a passenger plane veered off the runway — but operators have declined to say whether they will take the advice on board.
Air Marshall Leo Davis says Australia's unique geography means it's ideally placed to play a greater role in space, including more satellite launches, but concedes the country is starting a bit behind in the "space game".
The only survivor of an airstrike in Iraq involving Australian planes says Coalition forces targeted the wrong building, resulting in the death of 34 members of her family, including 11 children.
After a week of inspiring performances and incredible stories in the sporting arena, look back on some of the best images from the 2018 Invictus Games.
The crash and destruction of one of America's most sophisticated and expensive combat warplanes — an F-35 Joint Strike Fighter — leads to the immediate grounding of Australia's entire fleet of the aircraft.
Senior military figures describe the "most serious incident of its kind for the Australian Air Force in more than 25 years", praising two pilots for their expert response to a dramatic engine malfunction that saw their advanced warplane skid across a US runway before catching fire.
Firefighters working at airports across Australia have been found with elevated levels of toxic PFAS chemicals in their blood, with some returning levels 10 to 20 times higher than the general population, documents obtained by the ABC under freedom of information laws reveal.
Australia will spend $7 billion on six unmanned spy planes that can stay in the air for more than a day and will be used to hunt enemy submarines and carry out surveillance flights.