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Research to enhance survivability of Navy warships

RMIT University and CSIRO have partnered with the Department of Defence and US Navy to develop a spray-on system to repair navy ships damage...
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Jan 18 2019
Research to enhance survivability of Navy warships
RMIT University and CSIRO have partnered with the Department of Defence and US Navy to develop a spr...
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Raytheon wins AMRAAM support contract
Raytheon Missile Systems has secured a US$9.5 million firm-fixed-price contract modification to prov...
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Jan 18 2019
Research to enhance survivability of Navy warships
RMIT University and CSIRO have partnered with the Department of Defence and US Navy to develop a spray-on system to repair navy ships damage...
Defence Minister gifts vehicles to Lebanon
Minister for Defence Christopher Pyne has announced the gifting of 14 refurbished Australian vehicles to the Lebanese Armed Forces. ...
Raytheon wins AMRAAM support contract
Raytheon Missile Systems has secured a US$9.5 million firm-fixed-price contract modification to provide life of type support for the AMRAAM ...
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