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Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Jan 19 2017

Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik

Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has signed an agreement w...
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Major research link with submarine project
Flinders University and four of France’s leading graduate schools of engineeri...
Jan 19 2017
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Defence LVC company announces acquisition
Earlier this month, PLEXSYS Interface Products announced the acquisition of the ...
Jan 18 2017
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Strike & Air Combat

Australian F-35A conducts first in-flight weapons release
Jan 17 2017
Australian F-35A conducts first in-flight weapons release
One of Australia’s F‐35A aircraft conducted its first ever in‐flight weapons release during an...
JSF sets targets for first quarter
Jan 16 2017
JSF sets targets for first quarter
The Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) is set for another busy year of hitting milestones and preparing for ...
JSF achieves first Australian Cybersecurity Accreditation
Jan 13 2017
JSF achieves first Australian Cybersecurity Accreditation
The Australian F‐35A Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program achieved another big milestone last month ...

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Defence ERP insights and the need for veteran involvement
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Andy Start In search of operational effectiveness - part 2
In search of operational effectiveness - part 2
Will the Australian Defence Force become the most operationally effective military in the world by 2025, asks Inmarsat’s president of global government Andy ...
In search of operational effectiveness
In search of operational effectiveness
Will the Australian Defence Force become the most operationally effective military in the world by 2025, asks Inmarsat's president of global government Andy St...

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Big contracts win-win for both Defence and Australian industry despite key workforce challenges
Jan 16 2017
Big contracts win-win for Defence and Australian industry despite key workforce challenges
Large contracts that are part of the Defence Department’s major drive to facilitate comprehensive ...
Defence Minister steps in to settle Australian, Indonesian military feud
Jan 6 2017
Defence Minister steps in to settle Australian, Indonesian military feud
Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, has addressed the press and contacted her Indonesian co...
Prime and SME link up for LAND400 vehicle
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Defence LVC companies announce acquisition
Jan 18 2017
Defence LVC company announces acquisition
Earlier this month, PLEXSYS Interface Products announced the acquisition of the shares of all ImmersaView companies. ...
Jan 9 2017
US counter terrorism groups looking for Australian industry involvement
The US Department of Defense’s Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO), along with the Technical Support Working Group (TSWG)...
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Australian prescriptive analytics software provider secures DoD contract
Australian company Veriluma has entered into a landmark contract with the Australian government Department of Defence (DoD) to build a proto...

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Major research link with submarine project
Jan 19 2017
Major research link with submarine project
Flinders University and four of France’s leading graduate schools of engineering have entered int...
130 jobs cut during shipbuilding lull
Jan 9 2017
130 jobs cut during shipbuilding lull
Adelaide-based shipbuilder ASC is set to cut 130 jobs by the end of February 2017 as the Air Warfare...
Italian shipbuilder to host Australian student internships
Jan 4 2017
Italian shipbuilder to host Australian student internships
Fincantieri and Flinders University have teamed up to send two Flinders Business School students to ...

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Government, Defence to push export controls agenda
Jan 18 2017
Government, Defence to push export controls agenda
The Australian government and Defence are readying to shape the basis of a groundbreaking push to advance the nation’s export strategy, b...
Jan 17 2017
Signing of the Australia-Japan ACSA
Minister for Defence, Senator Marise Payne, welcomed the signing of the Australia-Japan Acquisition and Cross‑Servicing Agreement (ACSA) i...
Jan 16 2017
Brisbane industrial workforce specialist flags looming Defence manufacturing skills gap
Queensland-based industrial staffing and recruitment firm RPR Trades has highlighted a rapidly widening skills gap that could affect key Def...

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Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumma...
Australian aeronautical industry attracts global interest
Australian aeronautical industry attracts global interest
The Australian aeronautical industry is gathering interest across the globe, including exports to th...
Naval aviation trials on track
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Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Jan 19 2017
Northrop Grumman IDS partners with Lufthansa Technik
Northrop Grumman Integrated Defence Services, a fully-owned Australian subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation, has signed an agreement w...
Major research link with submarine project
Flinders University and four of France’s leading graduate schools of engineering have entered into an academic and research co-operation ...
Australian aeronautical industry attracts global interest
The Australian aeronautical industry is gathering interest across the globe, including exports to the US of almost $1 billion per year. ...
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