Australia signs contract for A330 MRTT
20 Dec 2004
The Australian Government signed a contract with EADS to supply five Airbus A330 MRTT Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). The A330 MRTT was selected in April 2004.
The aircraft are equipped with EADS Air Refuelling Boom System and will replace the RAAF current Boeing 707 tanker fleet. The First aircraft will be delivered in 2008 to the RAAF and is scheduled to enter service in 2009.