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Oct 20 2017

Talent exodus at ASC jeopardises future of Collins Class

The future of the Collins Class sustainment project at ASC is facing risks from a reduction in capability following the movement of a number...
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Aus and US sign historic space treaty
As Australia looks to launch a national space agency, the Turnbull government ha...
Oct 20 2017
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Defence innovation hub announces more contracts
The third tranche of contracts under the Defence Innovation Hub have been releas...
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Maritime & Antisub

Oct 20 2017
Talent exodus at ASC jeopardises future of Collins Class
The future of the Collins Class sustainment project at ASC is facing risks from a reduction in capab...
Oct 20 2017
Location gives one state the upper hand
Western Australia may have missed out on securing the bulk of Australia’s upcoming shipbuilding wo...
Oct 20 2017
SA maritime sector gets jobs boost
A defence prime that has just opened its new office in Adelaide is looking to grow its defence marit...

Strike & Air Combat

Oct 17 2017
International missile developer partners with Australian steel manufacturer
A local steel manufacturer has partnered with an international defence systems provider that will se...
Oct 10 2017
Foreign military increases interest in Aus F/A-18s
An Australian ally has officially expressed its interest in acquiring Australia’s Boeing F/A-18 f...
Oct 9 2017
Tiger fleet remains in limbo
Following the grounding of the German Airbus Tiger fleet after a deadly crash, the German Defence Mi...

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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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Naval Shipbuilding Plan – First and next steps
Aug 9 2017
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
5th generation capabilities – 5th generation challenges
Sep 14 2017
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

Oct 19 2017
Victorian workforce ready for LAND 400
Victoria’s Defence industry advocate is bullish about the state’s ability to provide the ideal w...
Oct 17 2017
SME signs multimillion-dollar contract for Hawkei project
An Australian SME has officially signed a contract with Thales Australia to build bonnets and other...
Sep 29 2017
Victorian company partners with LAND 400 missile systems hopeful
European arms manufacturer MBDA has signed a memorandum of understanding with a Victorian company, a...

Intel & Cyber

Oct 20 2017
Aus and US sign historic space treaty
As Australia looks to launch a national space agency, the Turnbull government has signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Ad...
Oct 17 2017
SA looks for more defence and space opportunities
South Australia’s Minister for Defence and Space Industries will take part in the American Chamber of Commerce’s (AmCham) defence and ae...
Oct 12 2017
Techstars Adelaide participants take to the stage
Ten innovative defence start-ups being mentored under the Techstars global accelerator program in Adelaide have presented their businesse...

Key Enablers

Oct 20 2017
Defence innovation hub announces more contracts
The third tranche of contracts under the Defence Innovation Hub have been released, with the contracts totalling $5.9 million. ...
Oct 20 2017
Australia talks extended defence partnership with Middle Eastern country
Australian Governor-General Peter Cosgrove and an accompanying delegation held talks with his majesty King Abdullah II to discuss Jordan’s...
Oct 20 2017
Queensland aerospace SME lands award nominations
A Queensland business regarded as one of Defence’s ‘big’ SMEs has been nominated for two awards in the 2017 City of Ipswich Business ...

careers

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 ...
Australian subcontractors sought after by Northrop Grumman
Apr 11 2017
Northrop Grumman targets Australian subcontractors
Global aerospace and defence technology company Northrop Grumman is seeking to identify potential Au...

Sea and Air lift

AIR 5431 Phase 3 making progress
The lead agency on the AIR 5431 Phase 3 project, which will deliver a deliver a harmonised civil a...
Joint Aus-US aviation venture gets federal approval
A joint venture between Australia’s Ryan Aerospace and the United States’ Precision Flight Contr...
Defence receives final HATS aircraft
An aerospace giant has completed aircraft delivery for the Australian Defence Force Helicopter Aircr...

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Oct 20 2017
Aus and US sign historic space treaty
As Australia looks to launch a national space agency, the Turnbull government has signed a treaty with the National Aeronautics and Space Ad...
Talent exodus at ASC jeopardises future of Collins Class
The future of the Collins Class sustainment project at ASC is facing risks from a reduction in capability following the movement of a number...
Defence innovation hub announces more contracts
The third tranche of contracts under the Defence Innovation Hub have been released, with the contracts totalling $5.9 million. ...
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