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Jan 19 2018

Australian manufacturer exporting to Europe for armoured vehicle programs

A Melbourne-based manufacturer has signed an export agreement with a LAND 400 Phase 2 contender to supply Australian-made products for armou...
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New research underway into abuse and bullying culture in the ADF
Researchers at University of New South Wales Canberra (UNSW Canberra) and Flinde...
Jan 19 2018
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Defence rejects Future Submarine concerns
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has hit back at senator Rex Patrick...
Jan 18 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Jan 18 2018
Defence rejects Future Submarine concerns
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has hit back at senator Rex Patrick’s claims that the F...
Jan 18 2018
PODCAST: From the scullery to the Senate, Rex Patrick, senator for South Australia
Newly minted senator for South Australia and former submariner Rex Patrick is already making waves w...
Jan 18 2018
SEA 5000 bidder to host NT briefing
A SEA 5000 Future Frigates contender will hold a supplier briefing with businesses in Northern Terri...

Strike & Air Combat

Jan 18 2018
Australia to welcome new participant to biennial war exercise
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has confirmed India will join Australia and some of its k...
Jan 17 2018
Super Hornets to return to Australia
Two Royal Australian Air Force Super Hornets have flown their final missions in their air strike ope...
Jan 17 2018
US$642m Ballistic Missile Defence System contract awarded
The Missile Defence Agency in Alabama has awarded a US$641.6 million contract to perform Ballistic M...

blogs

Buccaneer cube satellite a milestone for Australian industry
The launch of the UNSW Canberra Buccaneer cube satellite is a significant milestone in Australia’s next-generation space capability. The cubesat itself was co...
Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Australian workers and suppliers have a great opportunity to participate in the federal government’s $35 billion SEA 5000 Future Frigate program. The design, ...
5th generation capabilities – 5th generation challenges
Military supremacy in the 2020-2050 era will be dictated by a force’s ability to effectively employ fifth generation (or later) capabilities throughout the b...

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Buccaneer cube satellite a milestone for Australian industry
Dec 20 2017
The launch of the UNSW Canberra Buccaneer cube satellite is a significant milestone in Australia’s next-generation space capability. The c... read more
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Land & Amphibious

Jan 19 2018
Australian manufacturer exporting to Europe for armoured vehicle programs
A Melbourne-based manufacturer has signed an export agreement with a LAND 400 Phase 2 contender to s...
Jan 18 2018
Australian team delivers new fleet of vehicles to NZDF
New Zealand’s Ministry of Defence has accepted the Australian-built fleet of Supacat Special Opera...
Jan 16 2018
Aegis Ashore Solution marks new milestone
Lockheed Martin has connected key components of its land-based ballistic missile defence system, Aeg...

Intel & Cyber

Jan 17 2018
New mission control centre launches SA as Australia’s space hub
Adelaide is set to become the home of a mission control centre, with a local nanosatellite company securing funding for its construction. ...
Jan 12 2018
Defence seeks proposals to develop game changing technology
Defence’s leading scientific research body Defence Science Technology (DST) Group is calling for applications to develop quantum technolog...
Jan 12 2018
Cabinet reshuffle leaves space industry in limbo
The December 2017 cabinet reshuffle saw senator Arthur Sinodinos step down from his role as the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Scienc...

Key Enablers

Jan 19 2018
New research underway into abuse and bullying culture in the ADF
Researchers at University of New South Wales Canberra (UNSW Canberra) and Flinders University are undertaking a study to investigate the cul...
Jan 16 2018
Japanese military exercises in Australia on the horizon
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull will meet with Japan’s Prime Minister to discuss plans for Japan to conduct military exercises in Australi...
Jan 16 2018
Australian defence exports in the limelight in Asia-Pacific
Australia’s ambitions to become a leading defence exporter will be on show this week, with Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne trav...

careers

Oct 23 2017
Prime puts out the call for more engineers
Defene work in South Australia is on the rise with one of Australia's largest defence primes looking...
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

Helicopter Aircrew Training School welcomes its first students
Training of Australia’s future military helicopter aircrew has commenced at the new Joint Helicop...
Future Subs designer scores warship drone tech development contract
A defence consortium made up of Naval Group and Airbus Helicopters has secured a contract to develop...
Industry polls show big support for nuclear subs but opinion divided on ASC workforce for new frigates
Defence Connect readers overwhelmingly believe the government should have considered a nuclear-power...

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Jan 18 2018
Defence rejects Future Submarine concerns
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has hit back at senator Rex Patrick’s claims that the Future Submarine project is coming off th...
Australia to welcome new participant to biennial war exercise
Defence Industry Minister Christopher Pyne has confirmed India will join Australia and some of its key allies in the 2018 Exercise PITCH BLA...
Australian manufacturer exporting to Europe for armoured vehicle programs
A Melbourne-based manufacturer has signed an export agreement with a LAND 400 Phase 2 contender to supply Australian-made products for armou...
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