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New force in Australian shipbuilding enters the market

Offshore Patrol Vessel designer, Lürssen, has teamed up with Australian engineering and construction firm Civmec in a joint venture to crea...
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Australia backs US decision to uninvite China from RIMPAC
Australia has thrown its support behind the US decision to withdraw its invitati...
May 25 2018
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Adelaide university develops collaborative plan with SEA 5000 bidder
SEA 5000 contender Fincantieri and the University of Adelaide have signed a mem...
May 25 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

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New force in Australian shipbuilding enters the market
Offshore Patrol Vessel designer, Lürssen, has teamed up with Australian engineering and constructio...
May 25 2018
ASC to undertake digital transformation
ASC has launched a digital transform program to identify and rollout new technology and innovation a...
May 25 2018
Navy frigate seizes over $300m of narcotics
Two hauls of illegal narcotics valued at $315.4 million* have been seized by HMAS Warramunga, follow...

Strike & Air Combat

May 24 2018
Unmanned aerial systems rolled out by Australian Army
Following the completion of the Black Hornet Nano UAS program, unmanned aerial systems will soon be...
May 23 2018
UAV company increases Australian focus, partners with local businesses
UMS SKELDAR, a provider of rotary unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) solutions and avionics software, ha...
May 11 2018
Plan provides welcome support for Australia’s Defence Industry
Promoted by Last month I attended the launch of the 2018 Defence Industrial Capability Plan. I ha...

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A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
Naval Group’s recently released Australian Industry Plan gave the strongest indication yet that Australia’s Future Submarines will be powered by lithium-ion...
Endeavour Centre showcases Australian ingenuity and innovation
Lockheed Martin Australia recently opened the doors of its new state-of-the-art Endeavour Centre to showcase the work of Australian defence industry specialist ...

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Plan provides welcome support for Australia’s Defence Industry
Promoted by Last month I attended the launch of the 2018 Defence Industrial Capability Plan. I have always been a strong supporter of close collaboration bet...

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A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
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The May 2017 release of the Naval Shipbuilding Plan is an essential step in this vitally important national endeavour. To fully achieve its ... read more
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Land & Amphibious

May 21 2018
Tasmanian industry to benefit from facility upgrades
The government is investing in the Fort Direction Explosive Ordnance facility south of Hobart, with ...
May 23 2018
Counter-IED equipment delivered to Defence
L3 Micreo has delivered the first batch of the new SILVERSHIELD vehicle-mounted counter-improvised e...
May 18 2018
Australian Army firepower capability put on display
The Australian Army showcased its firepower capability during Exercise Chong Ju, held at the Combine...

Intel & Cyber

May 23 2018
SA innovators secure scholarships under space initiative
Five South Australians space innovators have been awarded $20,000 each in scholarships that will see them travel overseas for further study ...
May 17 2018
Cyber centre announces new CEO
The Australian Cyber Security Research Centre (CSRC), a not-for-profit company dedicated to promoting industry investment into cyber securi...
May 16 2018
Defence industry backs space agency
With the government gearing up to establish the Australian Space Agency after $41 million in funding was committed in the budget, Australia...

Key Enablers

May 25 2018
Australia backs US decision to uninvite China from RIMPAC
Australia has thrown its support behind the US decision to withdraw its invitation to China to participate in multinational naval exercise, ...
May 24 2018
Government called on to revisit 2016 Defence White Paper
In its annual The Cost of Defence report, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) has urged the government to revisit the 2016 Defe...
May 24 2018
PODCAST: Australian defence as a global player, Karen Stanton, HTA Group
Having recently returned from Washington after attending the G’Day USA gala Defence dialogue, Karen Stanton, director of corporate and ...

careers

Oct 23 2017
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...
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

Taipan repair and overhaul centre to be established in Melbourne
Melbourne has been selected by defence company Leonardo and the Department of Defence to be the home...
Australian technology to be tested on US helicopter
Defence will contribute $5 million over the next five years to a project designed to develop fatigue...
Fibre Tech bags major aerial delivery gear contract with the ADF
Victorian fibre cabling specialist Fibre Tech Solutions has won a key contract with the Australian D...

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01:00
New force in Australian shipbuilding enters the market
Offshore Patrol Vessel designer, Lürssen, has teamed up with Australian engineering and construction firm Civmec in a joint venture to crea...
Australia backs US decision to uninvite China from RIMPAC
Australia has thrown its support behind the US decision to withdraw its invitation to China to participate in multinational naval exercise, ...
Adelaide university develops collaborative plan with SEA 5000 bidder
SEA 5000 contender Fincantieri and the University of Adelaide have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to develop a collaborative pr...
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