Parker, David Dare
|Place made||Qatar: Salamiyat as Sayliyah|
|Date made||27 April 2003|
Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
This item is licensed under CC BY-NC
|Source credit to||Acquired through Australian War Memorial official commission 2003|
An unidentified pilot from 75 Squadron RAAF, sits in the cockpit of his F/A-18 Hornet on the ...
An unidentified pilot from 75 Squadron RAAF, sits in the cockpit of his F/A-18 Hornet on the tarmac at Al Udeid airbase after taking part in the Squadrons last combat mission as part of Operation Falconer. 75 Squadron operated throughout the Middle East area of operations, initially to provided protection to coalition aircraft including air to air refuelers and intelligence aircraft. The Squadron's role was later extended to include to strike missions against military targets including tanks, artillery and anti-aircraft systems. 75 Squadron operated in the Middle East as part of the Australian commitment to the Coalition forces assembled to disarm Iraq.