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Jun 18 2018

Predator B successfully trials new DAA system

One of the main contenders for Project AIR 7003 Phase 1 has successfully conducted a flight through the US National Airspace System (NAS) u...
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State government puts up funding for defence SMEs
In a bid to win national and international work, the Victorian state government ...
Jun 18 2018
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Defence Export Strategy a 'practical roadmap' for Aus industry: DroneShield
Defence’s Export Strategy has received some of its highest praise yet, with AS...
Jun 18 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Jun 18 2018
Rolls-Royce lauds ‘ultra-low maintenance’ MT30
Should Australia choose the BAE Systems Type 26 Global Combat Ship to replace Anzac frigates, there...
Jun 18 2018
Fincantieri pushes FREMM design for US Navy
With the SEA 5000 contest run and done and only the final decision still outstanding, Italian shipbu...
Jun 14 2018
Collins Class fleet sonar upgrades underway
Work to extend the life and capabilities of Australia’s fleet of six Collins Class submarines is s...

Strike & Air Combat

Jun 18 2018
Predator B successfully trials new DAA system
One of the main contenders for Project AIR 7003 Phase 1 has successfully conducted a flight through...
Jun 18 2018
Defence Export Strategy a 'practical roadmap' for Aus industry: DroneShield
Defence’s Export Strategy has received some of its highest praise yet, with ASX-listed developer ...
Jun 14 2018
Defence puts out the call for UAS stealth technologies
Australian small businesses are being invited to put forward innovative proposals for new technologi...

blogs

The best frigate of whatever design: BMT
Bottom line: the best frigate is the one you have. The best frigate will ultimately be the one we select and build because they will become ours. Once the choic...
The obsolescence challenge - help is available
The Defence sector is a demanding but interesting place in which to be employed. The requirements are exacting, the operational environment may be hostile, and ...

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Beyond TLS: turn-key solutions for military engines
Promoted by TAE Aerospace   When GEII and TAE Aerospace entered into Australia’s first through-life-support (TLS) contract for military gas turbine engines...

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Land & Amphibious

Jun 14 2018
DroneShield secures largest order in its company history
ASX-listed counter-drone technology specialist DroneShield has secured its largest ever order for Dr...
Jun 13 2018
LAND 400 Phase 3 contender unveils next-generation vehicle
Germany's Rheinmetall has celebrated the global unveiling of its Lynx KF41 infantry fighting vehicle...
Jun 13 2018
Australian Army to acquire more unmanned ground vehicles
The Australian Army will purchase an additional four unmanned ground vehicles from Queensland’s P...

Intel & Cyber

Jun 18 2018
Defence sector to embrace blockchain technology
Defence and aerospace companies across the globe are gearing up to integrate blockchain technology into their corporate systems within the n...
Jun 15 2018
Lockheed Martin develops space tracking system with WA university
Just nine months after announcing a research and development partnership at the 68th International Astronautical Congress in Adelaide, Lockh...
Jun 14 2018
Australian space industry gets support from aeronautical prime
Airbus has entered into two new local partnerships in the Australian space industry, one of which will see it become a founding a member of...

Key Enablers

Jun 18 2018
State government puts up funding for defence SMEs
In a bid to win national and international work, the Victorian state government is offering up to $50,000 in assistance to local small and m...
Jun 18 2018
Community grants awarded to commemorate centenary of armistice
Communities across Australia will receive almost $320,000 under the Armistice Centenary Grants Program to develop 50 projects to commemorate...
Jun 18 2018
72 Aussie athletes to compete at Invictus Games
Australia will field a team of 72 athletes, the nation’s largest ever contingent, at the Invictus Games to be held in Sydney in October. ...

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

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PODCAST: Potential powerplant for SEA 5000, Rob Madders, Rolls-Royce Australia Services
Low underwater radiating noise is an important attribute for a defence vessel where undetectability ...
Aus Army extends contract for avionics support on Chinooks
Rockwell Collins has been selected by the Australian Army to provide extended avionics support for i...
Linda Reynolds
PODCAST: WA’s position in the defence supply chain, senator Linda Reynolds CSC
Western Australia has attracted some negativity surrounding their potential for shipbuilding capabil...

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Jun 18 2018
Predator B successfully trials new DAA system
One of the main contenders for Project AIR 7003 Phase 1 has successfully conducted a flight through the US National Airspace System (NAS) u...
State government puts up funding for defence SMEs
In a bid to win national and international work, the Victorian state government is offering up to $50,000 in assistance to local small and m...
Defence Export Strategy a 'practical roadmap' for Aus industry: DroneShield
Defence’s Export Strategy has received some of its highest praise yet, with ASX-listed developer and manufacturer of counter-drone produc...
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