A Marine with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 112 guides an aircraft along the flightline, Royal Malaysian Air Force Base Butterworth, Malaysia. The Cowboys returned to Iwakuni and are prepareing for their next deployment.
An RAAF P-8A Poseidon has completed the maritime surveillance aircraft’s first overseas deployment in Australian service. P-8A A47-001 has returned from a deployment to Royal Malaysian Air Force Base (RMAF) Butterworth as part of Operation Gateway which saw the aircraft fly routine maritime surveillance observing merchant and naval shipping in the North Indian Ocean and South China Sea.
Canberra B20 - This aircraft is an Australian-produced version of the B2 and was made at the Government Aircraft Factory, Fisherman's Bend, Melbourne. The aircraft served in Vietnam where it suffered battle damage and was repaired at Butterworth in Northern Malaysia. A84-240 also served at Amberley and for two short terms with the Aircraft Research and Development Unit.