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Jun 21 2018

SEA 1000 build costs again in the spotlight

The cost tendered by German SEA 1000 Future Submarine bidder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) was revealed in the Senate this week, showin...
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Victorian SME lands two Innovation Hub contracts
The latest round of innovation contracts have been awarded to Australian industr...
Jun 21 2018
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Swedish submarines relaunched after mid-life upgrades
Sweden’s Gotland Class submarine has been relaunched and is now ready to start...
Jun 21 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Jun 21 2018
Swedish submarines relaunched after mid-life upgrades
Sweden’s Gotland Class submarine has been relaunched and is now ready to start sea trials followin...
Jun 21 2018
SEA 1000 build costs again in the spotlight
The cost tendered by German SEA 1000 Future Submarine bidder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) was ...
Jun 20 2018
New apprentices join ASC West
ASC’s West Australian submarine maintenance and upgrade facility has welcomed four new apprentices...

Strike & Air Combat

Jun 20 2018
IAI partners with industry for Canadian project
L3 MAS, a division of L3 Technologies, has partnered with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to form ...
Jun 19 2018
AIR 7003 contender secures first export customer for new UAS
Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) has signed a $600 million agreement with the German Defence Minist...
Jun 19 2018
C-130J FuT enters service for RAAF
The Royal Australian Air Force has accepted a new C-130J Fuselage Trainer (FuT) from CAE. ...

blogs

Quality systems in the defence supply chain: Quality holds no compromises in defence applications
There has been an increased focus on Australian defence industry capability recently, with the inclusion of key projects that will greatly support Australian bu...
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...

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Case for Submarines Watertight
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The best frigate of whatever design: BMT
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A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
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Naval Group’s recently released Australian Industry Plan gave the strongest indication yet that Australia’s Future Submarines will be po... read more
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Land & Amphibious

Jun 20 2018
Industry consultation for LAND 400 Phase 3 commences
As the government and Rheinmetall work towards finalising contracts for the LAND 400 Phase 2 project...
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...

Intel & Cyber

Jun 20 2018
Australia launches first Robotics Roadmap
The first Robotics Roadmap, pioneered by the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision in partnership with defence, manufacturing and healthcare ...
Jun 20 2018
European space industry sets sights on Australia
While US President Donald Trump has set the stage to establish "American dominance" in space, European space companies have Australia's burg...
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...

Key Enablers

Jun 21 2018
Victorian SME lands two Innovation Hub contracts
The latest round of innovation contracts have been awarded to Australian industry, with the Australian Army partnering with the Defence Inno...
Jun 21 2018
Chief Defence Scientist departs
Chief Defence Scientist Dr Alex Zelinsky has announced that he will be leaving Defence Science and Technology (DST) Group to take up the app...
Jun 21 2018
World less peaceful than any other time in the last decade: IEP
The 2018 Global Peace Index (GPI), produced by international think tank the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP), has found the peacefuln...

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

Rob Madders, Rolls-Royce
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 21 2018
SEA 1000 build costs again in the spotlight
The cost tendered by German SEA 1000 Future Submarine bidder ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems (TKMS) was revealed in the Senate this week, showin...
Victorian SME lands two Innovation Hub contracts
The latest round of innovation contracts have been awarded to Australian industry, with the Australian Army partnering with the Defence Inno...
Swedish submarines relaunched after mid-life upgrades
Sweden’s Gotland Class submarine has been relaunched and is now ready to start sea trials following a mid-life upgrade, with the new techn...
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