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Dec 14 2017

Calls for certainty on SEA 5000 tender

Senator Rex Patrick has called on Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne to immediately amend the $35 billion SEA 5000 Future Frigate te...
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South Australia unveils defence industry strategy
Defence SA and its advisory board, with input from local industry and academia, ...
Dec 14 2017
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AWDs to receive US CEC system in coming months
Raytheon has completed design, development and testing of its co-operative engag...
Dec 14 2017
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Dec 14 2017
Queensland briefed on Future Frigates opportunities
SEA 5000 Future Frigates contender Fincantieri has hosted a supplier briefing with Queensland compan...
Dec 14 2017
Calls for certainty on SEA 5000 tender
Senator Rex Patrick has called on Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne to immediately amend th...
Dec 14 2017
AWDs to receive US CEC system in coming months
Raytheon has completed design, development and testing of its co-operative engagement capability (CE...

Strike & Air Combat

Dec 13 2017
Foreign buyer picks up Australian Classic Hornets
Defence Minister Marise Payne has confirmed 18 Royal Australian Air Force F/A-18 A/B Classic Hornets...
Dec 14 2017
RAAF No. 35 Squadron celebrates 75th anniversary
The Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) No. 35 Squadron has marked the 75th anniversary of its for...
Dec 12 2017
Australian UAV business expands to the US
Perth unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) specialist Orbital is expanding its operations and will lease a...

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Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Australian workers and suppliers have a great opportunity to participate in the federal government’s $35 billion SEA 5000 Future Frigate program. The design, ...
5th generation capabilities – 5th generation challenges
Military supremacy in the 2020-2050 era will be dictated by a force’s ability to effectively employ fifth generation (or later) capabilities throughout the b...
Naval Shipbuilding Plan – First and next steps
Naval Shipbuilding Plan – First and next steps
The May 2017 release of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan is an essential step in this vitally important national endeavour. To fully achieve its ambitious goals, how...

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Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Oct 12 2017
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Land & Amphibious

Dec 12 2017
SME receives ISSB achievement award
The LAND 40 Phase 2 Light Weight Automatic Grenade Launcher Team has received the Individual Soldie...
Dec 4 2017
Victorian company to supply seatbelts for US military vehicles
Melbourne-based APV Safety Products has been awarded a contract to supply seat belt harnesses for th...
Nov 21 2017
Regional manufacturers set to benefit under BAE Systems LAND 400 bid
Manufacturers in the regional areas of Victoria are set to benefit if BAE Systems wins the LAND 400 ...

Intel & Cyber

Dec 8 2017
State pushes for national cyber security skills training model
Victoria is looking to implement a national training model to give students the necessary skills to secure cyber security jobs within the de...
Dec 7 2017
ASD awards accreditation to Israeli cyber security specialist
As Votiro prepares to set up its Australian headquarters, the cyber security company has confirmed the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)...
Dec 4 2017
Former secretary of defence to lead new security agency
As Defence’s Australian Signals Directorate makes its transition to a statutory agency under Australia’s new Office of National Int...

Key Enablers

Dec 14 2017
South Australia unveils defence industry strategy
Defence SA and its advisory board, with input from local industry and academia, have released the South Australian Government Defence Strate...
Dec 14 2017
PODCAST: The art of influence, Nicole Matejic, Info Ops HQ
This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, social media expert Nicole Matejic joins us to discuss the growing influence of social media in th...
Dec 14 2017
Former DMO chief joins defence prime
Retired chief executive of the Australian Defence Material Organisation (DMO) Warren King has joined another defence prime as chair of its a...

careers

Oct 23 2017
Prime puts out the call for more engineers
Defene work in South Australia is on the rise with one of Australia's largest defence primes looking...
Sep 20 2017
OPV hopefuls expand Australian workforces
As a decision on the Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) contract nears, Australia’s teaming partners of ...
Canada sets sights on Australian workers
Apr 12 2017
Canada sets sights on Australian workers
One of North America’s largest shipbuilding companies is headhunting Australian workers to join ...

Sea and Air lift

SME awarded global supply chain contract
A Melbourne-based company has been awarded a global supply contract with aeronautical giant Airbus. ...
Fleet Air Arm says farewell to helicopters
The S-70B-2 ‘Bravo’ Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters were formally retired from active R...
Selex ES Australia flags milestone progress on SEA 1442
Leonardo subsidiary Selex ES Australia has delivered an upbeat progress report for its SEA 1442 ship...

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Dec 14 2017
Queensland briefed on Future Frigates opportunities
SEA 5000 Future Frigates contender Fincantieri has hosted a supplier briefing with Queensland companies in Brisbane to showcase the opportun...
South Australia unveils defence industry strategy
Defence SA and its advisory board, with input from local industry and academia, have released the South Australian Government Defence Strate...
Calls for certainty on SEA 5000 tender
Senator Rex Patrick has called on Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne to immediately amend the $35 billion SEA 5000 Future Frigate te...
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