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14 Oct 2021

RAN MH-60R Seahawk fleet grounded following flight incident

Three aircrew have been rescued to safety following an emergency landing of an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter. ...
11 Oct 2021
RAN to bolster Seahawk helicopter fleet
Australia’s $1.3 billion request to enhance its Sikorsky MH-60R combat helicopter fleet has been approved. ...
New Poseidon refuelling system
8 Oct 2021
New Poseidon refuelling system speed-up search and rescue missions
For the first time, an RAAF P-8A Poseidon refuelled using a new ‘in-ground’ system at RAAF Base Edinburgh instead of relying on traditional trucks...
30 Sep 2021
Australia and Indo-Pacific partners wrap-up Timor-Leste exercise
ADF personnel have completed the ninth iteration of Exercise Hari’i Hamutuk in Timor-Leste with defence partners from across the Indo-Pacific region...
27 Sep 2021
India acquires Airbus C-295 aircraft
New transport aircraft are set to be delivered to India under a co-manufacturing arrangement.  ...
13 Sep 2021
RAF receives £400m investment in fleet upgrades
The UK government has made a £400 million ($750 million) investment to enhance the capabilities of two of its vital assets – the C-17 Globemaster a...
8 Sep 2021
US Army National Guard receives latest Airbus Lakota helicopter variant
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first UH-72B, the latest variant of its Lakota helicopter, to the US Army National Guard from its production faci...
8 Sep 2021
RMIT aims to propel hypersonic flight with 3D printed catalysts
Ultra-efficient 3D printed catalysts developed by researchers at RMIT University, are tipped to solve the challenge of overheating in hypersonic aircr...
1 Sep 2021
Northrop Grumman Australia hits milestone for MQ-4C Triton program
The prime has delivered the Triton Network Integration Test Environment (NITE) to Defence ahead of schedule. ...
26 Aug 2021
Rheinmetall ‘eye in the sky’ to protect Bundeswehr base
To protect a forward operating base in Niger, the German Bundeswehr has ordered a high-altitude Rheinmetall tethered balloon-based area reconnaissance...

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Oct 28 2021
EPE and CSIRO unveil robotics collaboration
EPE and Australia’s national science agency the CSIRO, have unveiled Australia’s first standardised robotics testing facility ...
Oct 28 2021
Building sovereign resilience into Australian technology supply chains
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Oct 28 2021
Autonomous Army vehicle completes road trials
A Defence project to develop a convoy of autonomous vehicles has hit a new milestone. ...