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Sep 19 2018

Challenging times ahead as complex task of long-term F-35 support and sustainment begins

Australia’s first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive in Australia in December, with 70 to follow, along with a commitment to long-term ...
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Inefficient Future Submarine pump jet claims rejected
Defence says claims of low-speed inefficiency of the proposed propulsion system ...
Sep 19 2018
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Future-proofing for SEA 1000
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Maritime and Undersea Warfare

Sep 19 2018
Future-proofing for SEA 1000
When it comes to advanced systems for Australia’s new submarines, it’s not so much what’s avai...
Sep 19 2018
Inefficient Future Submarine pump jet claims rejected
Defence says claims of low-speed inefficiency of the proposed propulsion system for Australia’s Fu...
Sep 17 2018
ASC signs on with AMCouncil to further improve support of Collins sub fleet
Government-owned submarine company ASC is to partner with the Australian  Asset Management Council ...

Strike & Air Combat

Sep 19 2018
Challenging times ahead as complex task of long-term F-35 support and sustainment begins
Australia’s first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive in Australia in December, with 70 to follo...
Sep 17 2018
ROK plans to upgrade maritime surveillance with Poseidon aircraft
South Korea is the latest regional nation to look to upgrade its surveillance capability, seeking to...
Sep 13 2018
Australian Airbus instructor hits Tiger and Taipan milestones
An Australian flying instructor has become the first pilot in the world to achieve 1,000 flight hour...

 

 

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Unifying product lifecycle management and asset management
In the domain of managing complex engineered assets, demarcation lines are drawn and opinions are divided on the utilisation of frameworks and associated system...
The power of AIC plans for SMEs
Australian industry capability (AIC) plans have been around for years, but it is only recently that these crafty diplomatic policies are giving power to the SME...

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The best frigate of whatever design: BMT
May 30 2018
Bottom line: the best frigate is the one you have. The best frigate will ultimately be the one we select and build because they will become ... read more
A French-led lithium revolution for Australia
May 22 2018
Naval Group’s recently released Australian Industry Plan gave the strongest indication yet that Australia’s Future Submarines will be po... read more
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Land & Amphibious

Sep 18 2018
Qld munitions business purchases industrial land at Benalla
Brisbane-based defence company NIOA has acquired 300 acres of industrial land adjacent to the govern...
Sep 11 2018
Government launches project for new soldier field equipment
The government has given the go-ahead for a project to enhance and continuously improve equipment us...
Sep 10 2018
Saab receives Australian order for Carl-Gustaf M4
Saab has received an order from the Australian Army for deliveries of the new Carl-Gustaf M4 multi...

Intel & Cyber

Sep 18 2018
New satellite boosts capability for space observation of Australia
India has successfully launched the new NovaSAR-1 satellite, with Australia’s CSIRO to start using its advanced Earth observation capabili...
Sep 14 2018
Queensland company to become regional distributor for Systel
Queensland firm Holmwood Highgate, a specialist in bulk fuel and water storage and transportation, is diversifying into computers. ...
Sep 6 2018
Elbit Systems to help train ADF cyber warriors
Elbit Systems of Australia has been chosen to deliver a cyber training range for the Department of Defence under a three-year contract to bo...

Key Enablers

Sep 19 2018
L3 Oceania expands Brisbane repair facility
Technology company L3 Oceania is increasing the size of its Brisbane repair centre to better support Defence night vision and communications...
Sep 19 2018
Lockheed Martin helps venture capital firm exceed target
The new venture capital firm managing the CSIRO Innovation Fund has comfortably exceeded its $200 million funding target, with $232 million ...
Sep 18 2018
Hollywood creates boot camp misconceptions for ADF recruits
It seems American movies are colouring the perceptions of Australian Defence Force recruits who head into initial training fully expecting t...

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Sue McGready, Department of Defence
Aug 30 2018
PODCAST: Recruiting the Australian defence force of tomorrow, Sue McGready, Department of Defence
The Australian Defence Force offers more than 200 rewarding career paths spanning from aviation to h...
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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 ...

Sea and Air lift

PODCAST: Revolutionising the efficiency and cost effectiveness of naval shipbuilding, Richard Price, Defence SA
South Australia is the national centre of naval shipbuilding and submarine sustainment, and the conf...
Local maintenance for the Taipan
Italian helicopter manufacturer Leonardo has now selected Fishermans Bend in inner Melbourne as the ...
Quickstep lands C-130J contract extension
Australian advanced composites manufacturer Quickstep has secured a long-term contract extension wit...

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Sep 19 2018
Challenging times ahead as complex task of long-term F-35 support and sustainment begins
Australia’s first two F-35 Lightning II aircraft arrive in Australia in December, with 70 to follow, along with a commitment to long-term ...
Inefficient Future Submarine pump jet claims rejected
Defence says claims of low-speed inefficiency of the proposed propulsion system for Australia’s Future Submarines are wrong. ...
Future-proofing for SEA 1000
When it comes to advanced systems for Australia’s new submarines, it’s not so much what’s available now but what will be at the leadin...
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