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Regional cooperation at the forefront of military exercise
Apr 28 2017

Regional co-operation at the forefront of military exercise

Exercise Bersama Shield 2017 commenced in Malaysia and Singapore with Australian Defence Force personnel supporting south-east Asia’s lon...
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Strike & Air Combat

Australian manufacturer achieves F-35 milestone
Apr 27 2017
Australian manufacturer achieves F-35 milestone
Aircraft maintenance company Rockwell Collins Australia has marked a significant achievement in its...
Building smarter drones for the ADF
Apr 26 2017
Building smarter drones for the ADF
Defence, Science and Technology (DST) Group’s Self-organising Communications and Autonomous Delive...
Jericho vision firming in Air Force’s general awareness
Apr 24 2017
Jericho vision firming in Air Force’s general awareness
The Jericho initiative is rapidly gaining traction in terms of its awareness within the Australian A...

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3 steps to achieving ‘operator centric acquisition’ for defence projects
Three steps to achieving ‘operator centric acquisition’ for defence projects
The Australian defence sector is currently booming. With $195 billion committed to Defence over the next 10 years, industry participants can all be part of ...
Building defence capability
Building defence capability: The vital role of collaboration
The importance of collaboration cannot be understated during this time of change. In fact, KMPG believe that it is the foundation for success. As the scale and ...
Don't underestimate the power of proactive student engagement
Don’t underestimate the power of proactive student engagement
In an increasingly competitive job market, the pathway for engineering graduates to obtain work in the defence industry out of university is perhaps not as str...

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Land & Amphibious

Army officially accepts new armoured vehicles
Apr 21 2017
Army officially accepts new armoured vehicles
Six new M88A2 HERCULES (Heavy Equipment Recovery Combat Utility Lift and Evacuation System) armoured...
Grant propels Adelaide SME into global defence market
Apr 13 2017
Grant propels Adelaide SME into global defence market
Magill-based company Supashock will receive over $400,000 from a commercialisation grant under the E...
Apr 11 2017
Raytheon secures billion dollar defence deal
The Australian government yesterday announced first pass approval for the LAND 19 Phase 7B project a...

Intel & Cyber

10 million dollar defence investment program unveiled
Apr 27 2017
$10m defence investment program unveiled
Defeating improvised threats is the latest target for the Department of Defence, with Minister for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne unveili...
Apr 21 2017
SA looks to expand from defence state to aerospace state
The South Australian government has thrown its hat in the ring to house a new Australian space agency. ...
Apr 20 2017
Australia deepens space presence
Australian satellite technology has made its way into space with the successful launch of a re-supply mission to the International Space Sta...

Maritime & Antisub

Defence's submarine acquisition backed by National auditor
Apr 28 2017
Defence’s submarine acquisition backed by ANAO
In its first review of the Department of Defence’s (DoD) submarine purchase strategy to replace t...
Shipbuilding workers dealt huge blow
Apr 27 2017
Shipbuilding workers dealt huge blow
ASC Shipbuilding has today informed staff there will be a reduction of 16 employees and 41 contracto...
Shipbuilding tide turns towards Tasmania
Apr 28 2017
Shipbuilding tide turns towards Tasmania
Additional naval shipbuilding industry briefings will travel to Tasmania next week to give more Aust...

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How game-changing geospatial technology is shaping the modern military – and delivering business growth
Apr 28 2017
PODCAST: How game-changing geospatial technology is shaping the modern military – and delivering business growth
Innovation has always offered tactical advantages on the battlefield and the emergence of geospatial technology has fundamentally changed mo...
Apr 28 2017
Regional co-operation at the forefront of military exercise
Exercise Bersama Shield 2017 commenced in Malaysia and Singapore with Australian Defence Force personnel supporting south-east Asia’s lon...
Apr 28 2017
Research centre appoints new board director
Research company Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) has appointed a new board director to head up the firm as it continues to move forward. ...

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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 ...
Australian subcontractors sought after by Northrop Grumman
Apr 11 2017
Northrop Grumman targets Australian subcontractors
Global aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman is seeking to identify potential Au...
Defence technology is leading edge
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Recruitment challenges for the defence industry
There are always going to be challenges in attaining the right staff in any business, but for an ind...

Sea and Air lift

Defence backs gender diversity in aviation sector
Defence backs gender diversity in aviation sector
Lockheed Martin Australia, the Australian Army and the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) have throw...
Defence receives new generation refuelling vehicles
Defence receives new generation refuelling vehicles
The first three of 100 new aviation refuelling vehicles have been delivered to the Royal Australian ...
Audit findings question aviation tender process
Audit findings question aviation tender process
The Australian National Audit Office (ANAO) has said Australia may pay too much for the combined civ...

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How game-changing geospatial technology is shaping the modern military – and delivering business growth
Apr 28 2017
PODCAST: How game-changing geospatial technology is shaping the modern military – and delivering business growth
Innovation has always offered tactical advantages on the battlefield and the emergence of geospatial technology has fundamentally changed mo...
Regional co-operation at the forefront of military exercise
Exercise Bersama Shield 2017 commenced in Malaysia and Singapore with Australian Defence Force personnel supporting south-east Asia’s lon...
Defence’s submarine acquisition backed by ANAO
In its first review of the Department of Defence’s (DoD) submarine purchase strategy to replace the Collins Class fleet, the Australian ...
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