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Duty and honour – The History of the Australian Army (Part One)

In the days surrounding Anzac Day, Defence Connect will be looking back on the history of the Australian Defence Force branches, beginning ...
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Fifth-generation fighters and the keys to regional dominance
As the fifth-generation revolution continues to transform Australian and allied ...
Apr 23 2019
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Lockheed Martin Australia chief executive retires
Vince Di Pietro has retired from his role as chief executive of Lockheed Martin...
Apr 23 2019
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Apr 18 2019
Wolves of the sea: Hunter killers and boomers in the Indo-Pacific
Next-generation submarines are emerging as another battle ground for the competing super powers, wit...
Apr 18 2019
Contract signed for Canadian Type 26 integrated bridge design
OSI Maritime Systems announced the contract signing with Lockheed Martin Canada to design the integr...
David Eyles, Thales
Apr 18 2019
PODCAST: Gaining operational advantage through the use of multi-static technology, David Eyles, Thales
Having previously covered his role as capture leader for the SEA 5000 program, David Eyles of Thales...

Strike & Air Combat

Apr 23 2019
Fifth-generation fighters and the keys to regional dominance
As the fifth-generation revolution continues to transform Australian and allied air forces, regiona...
Apr 17 2019
Higher, faster, further – The pursuit of next-generation fighter dominance
While F-35 production ramps up, American and European research and development efforts have turned t...
Apr 16 2019
From Stuka to the Apache, Tiger and B-1: The role of close air support as a force multiplier
With screaming sirens, the infamous diving Stuka set the standard for combined arms close air suppor...

Opinion

What is the Military Air Operator? Clarifying the changing military language
When the Defence Aviation Safety Regulations (DASR) were released on 30 September 2016, some terminology changed and roles were clarified, particularly in rega...
A generational step forward for defence capability in Australia
The historic arrival of Australia’s first two F-35A aircraft at the end of 2018 heralds the beginning of a new era for the Australian Defence Force as it tran...

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Land & Amphibious

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Intel & Cyber

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Apr 23 2019
Duty and honour – The History of the Australian Army (Part One)
In the days surrounding Anzac Day, Defence Connect will be looking back on the history of the Australian Defence Force branches, beginning ...
Fifth-generation fighters and the keys to regional dominance
As the fifth-generation revolution continues to transform Australian and allied air forces, regional air forces have been modernising and e...
Lockheed Martin Australia chief executive retires
Vince Di Pietro has retired from his role as chief executive of Lockheed Martin Australia after nearly two and a half years in the position...
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