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Digital shipyard to lead sovereign shipbuilding capability

As the successful tenderer in the $35 billion SEA 5000 program, BAE will soon take responsibility for the ASC shipyards in Adelaide, which ...
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On Point: Milskil leading SMEs in supporting Defence capability
Milskil chief executive John Lonergan spoke with the Defence Connect Podcast to ...
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DST calling for cyber tech applications under NGTF
DST and the CSIRO’s Data61 are seeking applications for the next-generation of...
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

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Digital shipyard to lead sovereign shipbuilding capability
As the successful tenderer in the $35 billion SEA 5000 program, BAE will soon take responsibility f...
Jul 13 2018
Graduation day for Navy’s new flyers
The Royal Australian Navy has welcomed it’s latest batch of pilots during a graduation ceremony at...
Jul 13 2018
$2.3bn Kiwi P-8 to strengthen regional partnerships
The New Zealand government has announced a $2.3 billion procurement of four Boeing P-8A Poseidon mar...

Strike & Air Combat

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Top Gun: A closer look at John Lonergan, CEO and fighter pilot
From fighter pilot to CEO might not seem like a logical step, but for Milskil’s chief executive an...
Jul 13 2018
Lockheed Martin dispels F-35 corrosion fears
Lockheed Martin soothes customer concerns over recent corrosion and depressurisation issues. ...
Jul 12 2018
F-35 inbound: SMEs preparing for Australia’s next-gen fighters
As the Royal Australian Air Force prepares for the arrival of its next-generation air combat capabil...

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Transformation of the Australian defence industry – From competition to collaboration
The world of manufacturing has traditionally been a highly competitive and often cut-throat business. In the past, price has been one of the key drivers and it ...
Leading the race to integrate space
With the launch of the Australian Space Agency imminent, there is understandably a growing sense of excitement around all things space. ...

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Case for Submarines Watertight
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Land & Amphibious

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Australia to support Afghan Blackhawks
The Australian Defence Force will provide operational and technical assistance to support the Afghan...
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Stronger regional partnerships key as Exercise Chapel Gold kicks off
Australian soldiers are participating in joint jungle warfare training with the Royal Thai Army as p...
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Land Forces launches careers and skills forums
A rapid expansion in Australia’s Defence acquisition program is presenting a range of new career o...

Intel & Cyber

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DST calling for cyber tech applications under NGTF
DST and the CSIRO’s Data61 are seeking applications for the next-generation of Australia’s cyber technology capabilities.  ...
Jul 16 2018
Elbit Systems rolls out new civilian airspace safe UAC
Israel-based Elbit Systems has announced the launch of the Hermes 900 StarLiner, a new unmanned aircraft capable of safely operating in civi...
Jul 12 2018
32 providers appointed to IT services mega panel
The Department of Defence has identified the IT service providers that will support its telecommunications needs for the next decade. ...

Key Enablers

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Growing STEM need sees MathAlive! visit Australia for the first time
MathAlive! is an international, interactive exhibit designed for families and students to encourage STEM course uptake. Industry partner an...
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On Point: Milskil leading SMEs in supporting Defence capability
Milskil chief executive John Lonergan spoke with the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss how Milskil is collaborating with global primes like...
Jul 16 2018
SA Premier backs bid for National Space Agency
South Australian Premier Steven Marshall and senior government officials met with Dr Megan Clark AC, to discuss South Australia’s bid to...

careers

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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...
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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
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Canada sets sights on Australian workers
One of North America’s largest shipbuilding companies is headhunting Australian workers to join ...

Sea and Air lift

Airbus showcases automatic aerial refuelling in collaboration with RAAF
Aerial refuelling is a key force multiplier essential for sustained military and humanitarian engage...
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07:00
Digital shipyard to lead sovereign shipbuilding capability
As the successful tenderer in the $35 billion SEA 5000 program, BAE will soon take responsibility for the ASC shipyards in Adelaide, which ...
On Point: Milskil leading SMEs in supporting Defence capability
Milskil chief executive John Lonergan spoke with the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss how Milskil is collaborating with global primes like...
DST calling for cyber tech applications under NGTF
DST and the CSIRO’s Data61 are seeking applications for the next-generation of Australia’s cyber technology capabilities.  ...
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