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Sep 24 2018

SA builds up workforce for new Defence projects

As major Defence projects get under way in South Australia, the priority is creating a skilled workforce – but not at the expense of other...
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Class of 2018 graduates from new Boeing Joint Helicopter School
The first class of Army and Navy pilots, aviation warfare officers and helicopte...
Sep 24 2018
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Australian soldiers set to train in PNG
Australian troops could start conducting regular training rotations to Papua New...
Sep 24 2018
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Sep 24 2018
UK seeks to upgrade ship weapons systems
The United Kingdom is upgrading the Phalanx close-in weapons systems on its warships and auxiliaries...
Sep 24 2018
SA builds up workforce for new Defence projects
As major Defence projects get under way in South Australia, the priority is creating a skilled workf...
Sep 21 2018
Austal US Navy contracts another win for Aussie industry
Defence Minister Christopher Pyne says the success of Australian shipbuilder Austal in being awarded...

Strike & Air Combat

Sep 24 2018
Class of 2018 graduates from new Boeing Joint Helicopter School
The first class of Army and Navy pilots, aviation warfare officers and helicopter aircrew to pass th...
Sep 21 2018
Public accounts committee concerned about progress of Army ARH
The parliamentary joint committee of public accounts says it’s concerned that the Army’s Tiger A...
Sep 21 2018
F-35A JSF could triple expected lifetime
The F-35A variant of the Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter that Australia is buying could remain in ...

 

 

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Sep 24 2018
SA builds up workforce for new Defence projects
As major Defence projects get under way in South Australia, the priority is creating a skilled workforce – but not at the expense of other...
Class of 2018 graduates from new Boeing Joint Helicopter School
The first class of Army and Navy pilots, aviation warfare officers and helicopter aircrew to pass through the Joint Helicopter School have o...
Australian soldiers set to train in PNG
Australian troops could start conducting regular training rotations to Papua New Guinea in a move to strengthen the defence relationship. ...
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