Following the Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon. Scott Morrison, MP, introduced on 27 February 2022 that the Australian Authorities will be a part of different allies and companions in offering army help to Ukraine, following Russia’s mindless and unlawful invasion of Ukraine sovereignty. A Royal Australian Air Power C-17A Globemaster III plane departed RAAF Base Richmond, Sydney, en path to Europe on Wednesday, 02 March 2022 carrying important army gear and medical provides to assist the Authorities of Ukraine. This help, together with the humanitarian funding, are along with the numerous sanctions Australia has already imposed on Russia.

Royal Australian Air Power personnel from No. 22 Squadron load pallets of army help certain for Ukraine onto a Royal Australian Air Power C-17A Globemaster III plane at RAAF Base Richmond, New South Wales. (Photograph by CPL Dan Pinhorn/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)

Scott Morrison mentioned that the Australian Authorities will present round A$70 million ($51.4 million) in deadly army help to assist the defence of Ukraine, together with missiles and weapons. The nation may also present a spread of non-lethal army gear and medical provides, in response to a particular request from the Ukrainian authorities. Australia may also commit instant humanitarian help of an preliminary A$35 million for provides, together with the supply of shelter, meals, medical care and water. Australia will be a part of different allies and companions to assist the folks of Ukraine to defend their nation, following Russia’s mindless and unlawful invasion of Ukraine sovereignty.

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Royal Australian Air Force personnel from No. 22 Squadron load pallets of military assistance bound for Ukraine onto a Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III aircraft at RAAF Base Richmond, New South Wales.
Royal Australian Air Power personnel from No. 22 Squadron load pallets of army help certain for Ukraine onto a Royal Australian Air Power C-17A Globemaster III plane at RAAF Base Richmond, New South Wales. (Photograph by CPL Dan Pinhorn/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)

The C-17A Globemaster III permits Australia to quickly deploy troops, provides, fight automobiles, heavy gear and helicopters wherever on the planet. Primarily based at RAAF Base Amberley, all eight C-17As are operated by No. 36 Squadron, and supply a logistics spine for Australian Defence Power operations abroad. Australia launched an preliminary fleet of 4 C-17As between 2006 and 2008. Further plane had been acquired in 2011, 2012, and 2015. The McDonnell Douglas/Boeing C-17 Globemaster III is a big army transport plane that was developed for the USA Air Power (USAF) by McDonnell Douglas. The transport is in service with the USAF together with air arms of India, the UK, Australia, Canada, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, and the Europe-based multilateral group Heavy Airlift Wing.

Royal Australian Air Force C-17A Globemaster III Provides Military Support for Ukraine
A Royal Australian Air Power C-17 Globemaster III plane prepares to depart RAAF Base Richmond in New South Wales loaded with army help certain for Ukraine. (Photograph by CPL Dan Pinhorn/Australian Authorities Division of Defence)