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Nov 17 2017

Subcontracting opportunities abound for air defence project

SMEs are being urged to participate in industry showcases across the country to secure subcontracting opportunities on the LAND 19 Phase 7B ...
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International Defence science challenge kicks off in Adelaide
Adelaide will host an international Defence science challenge at the Old Royal A...
Nov 17 2017
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New Royal Australian Navy support ships named
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the names of the Royal Australia...
Nov 17 2017
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Nov 17 2017
New Royal Australian Navy support ships named
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the names of the Royal Australian Navy’s future Au...
Nov 17 2017
Mammoth naval base upgrade begins
The $367 million redevelopment of Western Australia’s naval base HMAS Stirling has made progress, ...
Nov 17 2017
No end in sight for manned submarines
Emerging technology will disrupt the current environment submarines operate in and create challenges...

Strike & Air Combat

Nov 17 2017
Subcontracting opportunities abound for air defence project
SMEs are being urged to participate in industry showcases across the country to secure subcontractin...
Prime lands major RAAF deal
Nov 15 2017
Northrop Grumman lands $200m RAAF deal
A contract for the through-life-support of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) C-27J Spartan Battl...
Nov 16 2017
Fast Jet training mission reaches IOC
Air Affairs Australia and Discovery Air Defence Services (DA Defence) have completed their first fas...

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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...
Naval Shipbuilding Plan – First and next steps
Naval Shipbuilding Plan – First and next steps
The May 2017 release of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan is an essential step in this vitally important national endeavour. To fully achieve its ambitious goals, how...

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Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
Oct 12 2017
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5th generation capabilities – 5th generation challenges
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Military supremacy in the 2020-2050 era will be dictated by a force’s ability to effectively employ fifth generation (or later) capabilit... read more
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Land & Amphibious

Nov 17 2017
25 jobs at SME created under $20m LAND 400 package
A regional Victorian SME has been awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million, wh...
Nov 10 2017
Marand secures additional LAND 400 contract
BAE Systems Australia has awarded an additional package of work worth more than $15 million to engin...
Nov 10 2017
Victoria invigorates push for LAND 400 contract win
The Victorian state government is stepping up the pressure on the federal government to hand a deal ...

Intel & Cyber

Nov 17 2017
Radio frequency solution launched by Brisbane company
A Queensland business specialising in electronic countermeasure (ECM) equipment has developed a next-generation wideband radio frequency sol...
Nov 16 2017
Expert calls for a cyber warfare strategy
Australia must develop a cyber military industrial strategy that is independent of the US so that it can be prepared for major war, a UN...
Nov 2 2017
Defence broadens engagement with cyber security sector
Academia and industry are being urged to join Defence as it seeks to expand its partnerships with Australia’s innovation and cyber securit...

Key Enablers

Nov 17 2017
International Defence science challenge kicks off in Adelaide
Adelaide will host an international Defence science challenge at the Old Royal Adelaide Hospital to test new technologies to better protect ...
Nov 17 2017
SA sees defence infrastructure boom in 2017
As South Australia continues to work with the Department of Defence to secure more opportunities for the state, Premier Jay Weatherill has r...
Nov 16 2017
Australian robotics researchers pitch to US DoD research leaders
Australian university and industry robotics and autonomous systems experts have explored collaborative research and development opportuniti...

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

Selex ES Australia flags milestone progress on SEA 1442
Leonardo subsidiary Selex ES Australia has delivered an upbeat progress report for its SEA 1442 ship...
Helicopters key to Australian business proposition
Selex ES Australia executive chairman Michael Lenton has flagged some key areas of the firm’s Defe...
Boeing meets all C-17 sustainment targets
Boeing Defence Australia is on track to meet all performance milestones for supporting the RAAF’s...

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Nov 17 2017
Subcontracting opportunities abound for air defence project
SMEs are being urged to participate in industry showcases across the country to secure subcontracting opportunities on the LAND 19 Phase 7B ...
New Royal Australian Navy support ships named
Minister for Defence Marise Payne has announced the names of the Royal Australian Navy’s future Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships....
25 jobs at SME created under $20m LAND 400 package
A regional Victorian SME has been awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million, which will create an additional 25 jobs at...
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