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Dec 11 2017

Multimillion-dollar deals on offer for Queensland

North Queensland businesses will be briefed this week on opportunities to secure lucrative contracts, as part of Defence’s Australia-Singa...
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Parliament launches inquiries into Defence projects
The parliamentary standing committee on public works has launched multiple inqui...
Dec 11 2017
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ACT company lands Defence Innovation Hub funding
A Canberra-based company will develop a wireless soldier control system for the ...
Dec 8 2017
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Dec 8 2017
Calls grow for Indian Ocean Patrol Boats program
Australia should introduce an Indian Ocean Patrol Boat Program, modelled on the Pacific Patrol Boat ...
Dec 7 2017
Canada rejects joint Fincantieri and Naval Group bid
Naval Group and Fincantieri’s joint bid for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) project has been ...
Dec 8 2017
Three big steps for ASW capability
A systems specialist has enjoyed a successful end to 2017, demonstrating strong results with its ant...

Strike & Air Combat

Dec 7 2017
Foreign military set to purchase Australia’s F/A-18s
Australia’s F/A-18 fighter aircraft will find a new home overseas, with a foreign government set ...
Dec 4 2017
France takes first delivery of anti-tank guided weapon
A defence company offering its anti-tank guided weapon (ATGW) for Australia’s LAND 400 Phase 2 pro...
Nov 30 2017
US supersonic bombers arrive in Australia
Two US Air Force (USAF) B-1B Lancers have arrived at RAAF Base Amberley as part of the US-Australia...

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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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Seizing the day: Navigating the jobs of the future
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Land & Amphibious

Dec 4 2017
Victorian company to supply seatbelts for US military vehicles
Melbourne-based APV Safety Products has been awarded a contract to supply seat belt harnesses for th...
Nov 21 2017
Regional manufacturers set to benefit under BAE Systems LAND 400 bid
Manufacturers in the regional areas of Victoria are set to benefit if BAE Systems wins the LAND 400 ...
Nov 17 2017
25 jobs at SME created under $20m LAND 400 package
A regional Victorian SME has been awarded a package of LAND 400 work worth more than $20 million, wh...

Intel & Cyber

Dec 8 2017
State pushes for national cyber security skills training model
Victoria is looking to implement a national training model to give students the necessary skills to secure cyber security jobs within the de...
Dec 7 2017
ASD awards accreditation to Israeli cyber security specialist
As Votiro prepares to set up its Australian headquarters, the cyber security company has confirmed the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD)...
Dec 4 2017
Former secretary of defence to lead new security agency
As Defence’s Australian Signals Directorate makes its transition to a statutory agency under Australia’s new Office of National Int...

Key Enablers

Dec 11 2017
Multimillion-dollar deals on offer for Queensland
North Queensland businesses will be briefed this week on opportunities to secure lucrative contracts, as part of Defence’s Australia-Singa...
Dec 11 2017
Parliament launches inquiries into Defence projects
The parliamentary standing committee on public works has launched multiple inquiries into Defence projects totalling $284.6 million. ...
Dec 8 2017
Defence company expands following ongoing success
A Queensland small arms supplier has expanded its operations and set up a new office in the ACT. ...

careers

Oct 23 2017
Prime puts out the call for more engineers
Defene work in South Australia is on the rise with one of Australia's largest defence primes looking...
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

Fleet Air Arm says farewell to helicopters
The S-70B-2 ‘Bravo’ Seahawk and AS350BA Squirrel helicopters were formally retired from active R...
Selex ES Australia flags milestone progress on SEA 1442
Leonardo subsidiary Selex ES Australia has delivered an upbeat progress report for its SEA 1442 ship...
Helicopters key to Australian business proposition
Selex ES Australia executive chairman Michael Lenton has flagged some key areas of the firm’s Defe...

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Dec 11 2017
Multimillion-dollar deals on offer for Queensland
North Queensland businesses will be briefed this week on opportunities to secure lucrative contracts, as part of Defence’s Australia-Singa...
Parliament launches inquiries into Defence projects
The parliamentary standing committee on public works has launched multiple inquiries into Defence projects totalling $284.6 million. ...
Defence company expands following ongoing success
A Queensland small arms supplier has expanded its operations and set up a new office in the ACT. ...
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