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Apr 20 2018

TAFE SA partners with France to develop SEA 1000 workforce

TAFE SA has partnered with French public vocational education and training provider, AFPA, to train the Australian workers that will work on...
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Saab signs OPV SAS and EOS 500 contract
Australia's future Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be powered by Saab's Situ...
Apr 20 2018
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RFIs open for Future Submarine equipment and services
Naval Group, designer of Australia's Future Submarines, has released more Reque...
Apr 20 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Apr 20 2018
TAFE SA partners with France to develop SEA 1000 workforce
TAFE SA has partnered with French public vocational education and training provider, AFPA, to train ...
Apr 20 2018
RFIs open for Future Submarine equipment and services
Naval Group, designer of Australia's Future Submarines, has released more Requests for Information ...
Apr 20 2018
First Type 26 vessel progressing
A year into production of the UK's Royal Navy Type 26 vessel, the first fully constructed units of t...

Strike & Air Combat

Apr 20 2018
RAAF Base celebrates 75 years of operation
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base East Sale has celebrated 75 years of operation. ...
Apr 18 2018
Final C-27J aircraft delivered
The 10th and final C-27J Spartan aircraft for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) has been welcome...
Apr 17 2018
Sales growth continues for Australian JSF parts provider
Australian advanced composites manufacturer Quickstep Holdings has delivered its third quarter resul...

blogs

NSW companies hit the world stage at Defence Services Asia 2018
Tucked away in Kirrawee, south of Sydney, is a manufacturer that designs and produces some of the most advanced military armour in the world. ...
SA businesses working to build the future of Australia’s defence
South Australia is fast becoming the focus and hub for defence manufacturing in Australia. Once referred to as “a big country town”, Adelaide continues to g...

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Cyber-Physical “Future Factory” opens for business at Tonsley
Promoted by Flinders Uni Defence. The Future Factory of tomorrow, today. No longer just a concept or catchy slogan, Industry 4.0 capability is now a tangib...

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A focus on percentages will not alone achieve sovereign shipbuilding capability in Australia
Feb 11 2018
Whether it be a debate around the Future Submarines or Future Frigates (did we forget about the OPVs?!), we have become fixated on attaining... read more
SA businesses working to build the future of Australia’s defence
Apr 12 2018
South Australia is fast becoming the focus and hub for defence manufacturing in Australia. Once referred to as “a big country town”, Ade... read more
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Land & Amphibious

Apr 11 2018
Army’s Regional Force Surveillance Group meets Prince Charles
Following on from presenting the Duke of Gloucester’s Cup in Cairns to the crew of Hydrographic...
Apr 9 2018
US approves potential $148m FMS to Australia
The US State Department has approved the potential Foreign Military Sale of M795 with Insensitive M...
Apr 3 2018
Boxer vehicle secures win in UK
Just weeks after Australia chose the Boxer vehicle for LAND 400 Phase 2, the British Army has taken ...

Intel & Cyber

Apr 19 2018
Commonwealth members of the Five Eyes alliance unite against Russian cyber warfare
Four of the five members of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance have come together to condemn Russia's ongoing cyber attacks. ...
Apr 18 2018
Australian IS fighter and bomb plot leader arrested in Iraq
An Australian Islamic State (IS) fighter and IS commander suspected of organising a plan to blow up a flight for Sydney in 2017 have been ca...
Apr 13 2018
Canberra cyber technology to be showcased in the US
Canberra cyber businesses QuintessenceLabs and deception.ai have partnered to take their locally created products to the biggest cyber confe...

Key Enablers

Apr 20 2018
Defence Trade Controls Act under review
Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne has announced the Defence Trade Controls Act 2012 will come under review. ...
Apr 19 2018
Israeli weapons manufacturers targeted by protesters
A new petition has been launched demanding French insurance giant AXA Insurance divest from Israeli defence company, Elbit Systems. ...
Apr 19 2018
PODCAST: Showcasing amazing people doing incredible things – Patrick Kidd, CEO, Invictus Games Sydney
The veteran community will converge on Sydney in October for the Invictus Games, an international sporting challenge that will include 500 c...

careers

Oct 23 2017
Prime puts out the call for more engineers
Defence work in South Australia is on the rise with one of Australia's largest defence primes lookin...
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

Fibre Tech bags major aerial delivery gear contract with the ADF
Victorian fibre cabling specialist Fibre Tech Solutions has won a key contract with the Australian D...
Australian aircraft joins search for missing ferry
Aircraft from Australia and the US Coast Guard will join the search for the missing Kiribati ferry...
Flight training company to establish base in South Australia
Australian helicopter flight training company Becker Helicopters has announced plans to create an op...

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Apr 20 2018
TAFE SA partners with France to develop SEA 1000 workforce
TAFE SA has partnered with French public vocational education and training provider, AFPA, to train the Australian workers that will work on...
Saab signs OPV SAS and EOS 500 contract
Australia's future Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) will be powered by Saab's Situational Awareness System (SAS) and fitted with Saab's EOS 50...
RFIs open for Future Submarine equipment and services
Naval Group, designer of Australia's Future Submarines, has released more Requests for Information (RFIs) to Australian industry for the $5...
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